You’ve got the photos, the Facebook posts, the Insta stories and possibly even a stash of video tapes somewhere in the loft but a Netflix-style documentary about your family’s history is future-proof!
Your family tree, your parents’ and grandparents’ childhoods and memories can be a lasting legacy. Silver Screen Family’s skilled film-makers have a background in TV and brodcasting and they are well equipped to encourage and guide your relatives to retell their stories. Filmed at home, they can talk about family, friends, where they lived growing up, their childhood anecdotes and precious possessions.
Holocaust survivors who perhaps haven’t been able to discuss their past before now, may feel that this is the right way for them to give a testimony of their past. It’s important for their family members to be able to bear witness and preserve those memories and stories, so they can be passed down through the generations. Some survivors might also find it easier to tell their story to a professional, an outsider, rather than family members and this way, the family will still be able to learn about their parent or grandparent’s past.
Once recorded, the team edits the film and adds in precious photos, video clips and special pieces of music. The end result is a professional film that will become a treasured family heirloom that will enable you to celebrate a life well lived when your relative is no longer here.
Illusionist Derren Brown used Silver Screen Family’s service and was delighted with the film. “It’s the most gorgeous thing if you have elderly parents or any reason to preserve a person’s story on film. Beautifully done and the whole thing is a treat,” he says
Prices start from £250 and the team has a special offer for Jewish News readers. Book a session before 31 July 2022 quoting code JN22 and you will get a 20% discount! www.silverscreenfamily.com
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