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Fanny’s Journey

Directed by: Lola Doillon
93 Minutes, 2016, Drama

In 1943, 13-year-old Fanny and her younger sisters are sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, their caretakers organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. The 11 children are left on their own to do the impossible and reach the Swiss border to freedom. Based on a true story, Fanny’s Journey is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing and fears no one.


Director: Lola Doillon


Juried Award (Best Feature) - Teaneck International Film Festival

Audience Choice Award - Jewish Arts and Film Festival of Fairfield County