Fighter (2000 film)
|Directed by||Amir Bar-Lev|
|Distributed by||First Run Features|
A survivor of Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and Buchenwald, Lustig was a Prague-based journalist and author. The German-born Wiener escaped from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia, and joined the Royal Air Force in Italy. The film retraces Weiner's escape route, and visits Theresienstadt (where Weiner's mother died), Auschwitz, and Buchenwald. It received a Special Jury Citation in the 2000 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Best Documentary at the Newport International Film Festival, and the audience award at the Hamptons International Film Festival.
- "Czech Jewish writer Arnost Lustig dies". České noviny (Czech News Agency). 2011-02-26. Retrieved 2011-02-26.
- "Jan Wiener, Who Fought in Britain's Air Force After Fleeing Nazis, Dies at 90" Los Angeles Times 26 November 2010
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