WHO WE ARE

Judy Menczel has been involved in the Film and TV industry for over 30 years as a Producer and Director for organizations such as ABC TV, SBS and Ch 9.

 

Judy has made numerous Award winning Documentaries such as Angst, When Friends were Enemies, Old Songs in a New Land   Read more ...

Fay Sussman, who was born in Poland just after WWII is the inspirational leader and principal vocalist for her band, 'The Klezmer Divas.' The Polish press has described her as the "Yiddish Piaf.'

 

Her specific focus has been attempting to repair the historical rift that the Jewish and Polish communities have experienced since the Holocaust. Read more ...

Paul Green Is a film maker and freelance photographer specializing in the field of Art, Performance & Music.

 

He has worked with many Australian and International artists including Ai Weiwei, Mike Parr and Ken Unsworth. Read more...

Lawrence Jackson is a producer and consultant specialising in arts, philanthropy and social responsibility projects and campaigns. He has presented numerous Australian and international artists and served as a consulting producer to the Sydney Jewish Arts Festival and the Take No Prisoners Comedy Festival for Amnesty International. 

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Filmographer Rolmar Baldonado is a Graduate of the Australian Film and Television School. He has worked on many Award winning films including Butterfly Man, The Bridge (a Logie winner) and The Courage of Strangers (together with Judy Menczel). Read more ...

 

Of French-Hungarian-Israeli family background, Sydney-born Daniel Weltlinger is one of the world’s great violinists and is highly acclaimed for his distinctive sound and improvisational approach in the genres of Gypsy-swing, Jazz, Klezmer and experimental/free-improvised music.  Read more ...

John Maddox

Emily-Rose Sarkova is a versatile musician who trained as a classical pianist however is equally at home with jazz and folk music. She plays piano, piano accordion, sings and composes.

 

Emily-Rose’s repertoire ranges from classical sonatas and Bach partitas to jazz standards and Argentine tangos. Read more ...

John Maddox is an eccentric musician. He plays a self-made resonator (i.e. dobro) bass and kazoo. John can move between a solemn, almost classical sound, into jazz and then on to gypsy, ska, Latin, rock, pop or perhaps all at once! He’s also a singer and brilliant be-bop style vocal scatter, bringing a cool change of mood to the otherwise fiery gypsy music. Read more ...

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