Chika, the Dog in the Ghetto

16 min. Stop-Motion Shortfilm, 2016
coproducing Broadcaster: ZDF
funded by: BKM / Kuratorium Junger Deutscher Film / Filmbuero MV / F.C. Flick Stiftung
festival agency: aug&ohr
production: TRIKK17

The film is based on a childrens book and tells a story based on true events in a Jewish Ghetto at the time of World War II.

The author Batsheva Dagan is a Shoah survivor and child psychologist. Today she lives in Israel.

The film was screened on over 80 film festivals worldwide and won numerous awards. All festivals and awards in the catalogue: Chika/aug&ohr

The Israel Public Broadcasting Corp. Kan is screening “Chika” on TV and online since April 2020. Also the Israeli Ministry of Education in Jerusalem and the Goethe Institut in Tel Aviv use the filmĀ  for screenings and school education programmes.