Elena Makarova: Script, directing, consulting
Haim Efim Kuchuk: Co-directing, camera & film editing

2012: Edith Kramer. Art Tells the Truth (16 min)
Pilot documentary film about Edith Kramer (b. 1916), Friedl Dicker-Brandeis’s pupil, then founder of art-therapy and renowned American artist. LenFim Studio, Israel.

2009: Terezin Cartoonist Erich Lichtblau-Leskly (18 мин .)
Life and Art of Erich Lichtblau-Leskly (1911 – 2004) . Project of Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum, Israel.

2007: A Day with Erna Furman (24 min)
Documentary about Erna Popper-Furman (1926 – 2002), Friedl Dicker-Brandeis pupil in Terezin camp, later outstanding psychoanalyst in the US. LenFim Studio, Israel. (Note: Made as CD, accompanying the book “Ways of Growing Up, see Publications ).

2006: The Catcher of the Clouds (5 films)
Series of short documentary films (a 12-min pilot film and 4 short films 5 min each) about Moravia-born painter Peretz Beda Mayer (1906-2002) and his friend, cartoonist Fritz Händel (1910-1945). The films tell about the escape of 1800 Jewish refugees (including the heroes) from Nazi Europe in 1939-1940, their arrival in Palestine and deportation to the British detention camp on Mauritius Island in 1941-1945; then Peretz Beda Mayer's re-aliya to Palestine-Israel, and his Israeli life and art. LenFim Studio, Israel.

2002: Friedl Dicker-Brandeis: Artist Against Destruction (4 short films)
Documentary films about outstanding Jewish artist and pedagogue Friedl Dicker-Brandeis (1898-1944), teacher in KZ Terezin. Wiesenthal Center, LA.

2001: Long Live Life! Or Dance Around the Skeleton (23 min)
Documentary film about cabaret in KZ Terezin in WW2. VGK Company, Tel Aviv. Shown at exhibitions and on Moscow Education TV Channel (2001).

2001: Ladies in a Car (22 min)
Documentary film: Two old women, former friends and students of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis (1898 – 1944), recall her, while traveling to her exhibition at Bauhaus Museum, Berlin. The title of the movie is after one of the Friedl’s pictures. VGK Company, Tel Aviv. Shown at exhibitions in Jerusalem and Moscow and on Moscow Education TV Channel (2001).

1999: Discovering Friedl
(16 min)
A documentary video by Elena and members of her team on how they were traveling around the world in search of Friedl Dicker-Brandeis' heritage, visiting survived students, friends, holders of her pictures. Fischer Film, Vienna.

1996 – 1997: What Fire Can't Burn (54 min)
Israeli docudrama: A Theresienstadt KZ survivor recollects her life and love in camp... The movie received two awards at major documentary film festivals in the US . VGK (Tel Aviv) and Israeli Film Production (Jerusalem).

1994 – 1996: These Days in Terezin
(120 min)
German-Czech documentary film, on Terezin cabaret director and artist Karel Švenk, Oxen Film, Berlin.

1994 – 1995: Black and White Is Full of Colors (52 min)
Israeli-Czech documentary film about Terezin art-teacher and artist Friedl Dicker-Brandeis. Argo Film, Tel Aviv.

1994 – 1995: Goethe and the Ghetto (56 min)
Swedish documentary film about Terezin composer Viktor Ullmann. Director Peter Berggren, producer Göran Rosenberg. Moderna Tiders Förlag AB.

1991: The Children of Terezin (56 min)
Documentary film on Terezin children's drawings. Director Takashi Nishimura. NHK Co. (Japan).

2012 © Elena & Sergei Makarov