Jewish Book Month 2021
The Paul and Babey Trepman Memorial Fund of the JPL and the MHM presents

Love It Was Not

(Israel/Austria 2020)
Movie in Hebrew, English and German with English subtitles (86 minutes)
Directed by Maya Sarfaty

A superbly documented, creatively executed tale about a taboo romance at Auschwitz between a Jewish prisoner and her SS captor. The pair met again 30 years later … at his war crimes trial.

Introduced by Richard Schnurbach, President, Montreal Holocaust Museum

  • Submitted to the Oscars 2021
  • Winner of Best Feature at Doc Aviv
  • Gold medal from The Student Academy Award in Los Angeles

In collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Goethe Institute Montreal and the Montreal Holocaust Museum.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 7:30pm

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This event is part of Jewish Book Month, which runs from October 26 to November 30 and features multiple diverse, multilingual events. To see a list of events visit: