Jewish Film Festival review: “Exiles,” “Requiem” document classical music during Nazism [ArtsATL]

by Mark Gresham | 3 Feb 2013, ArtsATL

Thomas Kornmann (left) as Bronislaw Huberman holding auditions in “Orchestra of Exiles.”

Thomas Kornmann (left) as Bronislaw Huberman holding auditions in “Orchestra of Exiles.”

Two documentaries in this year’s Atlanta Jewish Film Festival address the role of classical music in the decisions, destinies and fates of European Jews during the Third Reich. They examine the complexities and consequences as seen through the lives and acts of two musical personalities, famed violin virtuoso Bronisław Huberman and pianist-conductor Rafael Schächter. … • READ MORE on ArtsATL