The Mexican Suitcase
Discussant: Trisha Ziff (Filmmaker)
The Mexican Suitcase tells the story of story of three boxes, found in a closet in Mexico City in 2007. Contained in the boxes were 4,500 negatives taken by three friends, Jewish exiles from Germany, Poland and Hungary, who met in Paris between 1936 and 1937. They became some of the finest photojournalists of their time. They traveled to Spain together to fight fascism with their cameras. Robert Capa, David “Chim” Seymour and Gerda Toro. 86 minutes. Co-Sponsors: Jewish Studies Association, Jewish Federation of Central California & Chicano Latin American Studies Department.