A MATTER OF TIME – The story of the Jewish communities of North Africa during WWII –
a film in two parts: “From Tripoli to Bergen-Belsen” by Marco Carmel, ”Common Fate’’ by Serge Ankri
(Étoiles de Mediterranée)
Director: Serge Ankri and Marco Carmel / Israel 2005
Production: Zvi Shefy, Alain Jakubowicz, Nani Weller
Language: Hebrew, French.
Subtitles: English / French (”Étoiles de Méditerranée”).
Length: 2 x 52 minutes
This film tells for the first time, the story of the Jewish communities of North Africa (Libya, Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco) during World War II, revealing how, had fate not intervened, it was only “a matter of time” until they would share the fate of their co-religionists in Europe. The film describes the Historical evidence of plans by German and Italian occupiers to carry out “the final solution” far from the shores of Europe.