Soirée and Information Evening

Great support from those who came to the first "Pockets of Hope" soirée and information evening!


An engaged audience heard Judy Menczel describe her life-changing trip to Poland with Fay Sussman, the Klezmer Divas and Paul Green.


Polish-born artist, social activist and "Pockets of Hope" movie co-producer Fay Sussman entertained supporters of the movie and educational project with songs from her repertoire of Klezmer music.


Raising awareness of the Documentary Australia Foundation crowdfunder for "Pockets of Hope", Judy Menczel's new documentary on the unexpected revival of Jewish culture in Poland.


The documentary "Pockets of Hope" will look at the complexities of Polish/Jewish relations through Klezmer concerts performed in Yiddish with Fay Sussman and the Klezmer Divas band. The concerts were performed in former Polish shtetls where before the Holocaust 70% of the population had been Jewish.


Please contact movie co-producer Lawrence Jackson ( if you would like to attend an upcoming "Pockets of Hope" soirée and information evening in either Sydney or Melbourne.