Box for Life

About the Film

Story of Noah Klieger, who was a French Jewish teenager during WWII. He lay on the beach of Dunkirk when hundreds of thousands of British soldiers were evacuated to Britain. He smuggled Jewish children from Belgium to Switzerland. He was captured by the Germans and was sent to the Auschwitz death camp. When he arrived at the camp, he claimed himself as a boxer which saved his life. He was the last remnant of the boxing team of Auschwitz death camp, the oldest active journalist in the world, A crew member of the Ship "Exodus - 1947". In the film, Noah returns for the first time to the places that marked his life. Noah Klieger is an example of courage, optimism and resilience. 

SHORT: Prior to this featured presentation, enjoy the short film, A Father's Kaddish.


Saturday, May 15-18, 2021 | 7:00 pm

Location: Virtual

Film begins at 7:00 pm and is available for 72 hours. You must finish your viewing before the 72-hour period ends.

Film Details

Film Details

Sponsored by
Howard Stein in loving memory of his son, Justin Max Stein

Uri Borreda


Running Time

60 minutes





Hebrew/French with English


Claudio Laniado


The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival, in association with the Wilmington United Jewish Appeal and with the support of other community groups, is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization whose mission is, through the screening of excellent films with Jewish content, to promote a deeper understanding of Jewish history and contemporary Jewish culture. We hope to inspire appreciation for the various forms of Jewish identity and to foster a warm sense of community.

We also wish to celebrate our heritage with the general public as we offer the larger community a forum for discussion, debate, and education on the range of Jewish experiences and themes portrayed in the films we screen.

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