The Flame of Memory

A portrait of Holocaust Survivor David Galante as he recounts his experiences WWII that he kept secret for 50 years. A story of tragedy, fierce determination and an unabated desire for life, captured and produced by a single man with a camera.

  • Rod Aloras
    Director
  • Rod Aloras
    Writer
  • Rod Aloras
    Producer
  • David Galante
    Key Cast
  • Samuel Modiano
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    La Llama de la Memoria
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    40 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    October 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    Sweden
  • Country of Filming:
    Argentina, Greece, Poland, Sweden
  • Language:
    Spanish
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • World International Film festival Amsterdam
    Amsterdam
    Netherlands
    Winner Best Feature
  • Impact DOCS Awards
    California
    United States
    Winner Award of Excellence Documentary Short
  • Vegas Movie Awards
    Las Vegas
    United States
    Winner Best Director Feature
  • New York Movie Awards
    New York
    United States
    Winner Best Short Documentary
  • Venice Film Awards
    Venice
    Italy
    Winner Best Editing
  • Florence Film Awards
    Florence
    Italy
    Winner Best Sound Design
  • Primsa Rome Independient Film Awards
    Rome
    Italy
    Winner Best Short Documentary
  • Prague International Monthly Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Winner Best Short Documentary
  • Hollywood Golden Awards
    Hollywood
    United States
    Winner Best Director Short Film
  • LIIFF Sweden
    Luleå
    Winner Best First time Documentry
  • Prague International Indie Film Festival
    Prague
    Czech Republic
    Winner Best Short Documentary
Director Biography - Rod Aloras

Rod Aloras was born in 1976 during the Argentine military dictatorship, in the city of Rosario, Santa Fe, where he studied Fine Arts, Drama, Music and Social Communication. In 1999 he emigrated to Barcelona, Spain, where he made the short films "Blanco y Negro", "Bibliorítimica", "Los soñantes", "En el Laberinto", and more. Since 2005 he has lived in Sweden where he has filmed the essay "Den Förklarade Ron", and a series of music videos by advance order. In 2018 he produced, directed, filmed and edited the documentary "La llama de la Memoria", this being his first work.

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