Schlesien Journal

October 3, 2018

Silesian journal imageThis is a recent TV segment that profiled HOLDING HANDS WITH ILSE: Schlesien Journal

Public version:

*My section is from 3:49-8:41*

Just returned from screening the film at the Familienbildungsstätte Ibbenbüren in Ibbenbüren, Germany as well as at the Edith Stein House in Wroclaw Poland and at the new media library in Walbrzych, Poland.

(Photo’s in Ibbenbüren by Barbara Bolibok and Linda Braunschweig).

Holding Hands with Ilse

November 14, 2017

February 21, 2017, Lexington Film League Showcase, Lexington, KY

April 19, 2017, Multicultural Film Festival, UMass Amherst

October 9, 2017, Copernicus Center, Chicago, IL

November 2, 2017, Keene State College, Keene, NH


img_0069Just finished editing HOLDING HANDS WITH ILSE (2017) 93 min. The first public screening will be in Lexington, KY on February 21,2017 followed by a screening at the Multicultural Film Festival, UMASS, Amherst, MA on 4/19/17.




There will be a retrospective of Ravett’s films next week on 12/11/14 & 12/12/14 in Indonesia.

Here’s a link for more information:

Session One:

1. Everything’s For You (1989) 58′

2. Half Sister (1985) 22′

3. In Memory (1993) 13′

4. The March (1999) 25′

5. From Prague to Poland (2010) 15′

Total: 2’13”

Session Two:

1. Lunch With Fela (2005) 59′

2. What My Father Would Have seen in Poland (2010) 54′

3. A Calming Breeze (1984) 17′

4. Notes For a Polish Jew (2012) 8′

Total: 2’18”


JOYAS VOLADORAS (2014) 7:25, black and white, digital, pays tribute to unheralded musicians whose passion for their art continues to linger in the atmosphere.

Joyas Voladoras (Flying Jewels) screened at the Vienna International Film Festival October 29, 2014.

Holding Hands With Ilsa

October 24, 2014

I’ve started a new film project.  Here’s a profile in a local newspaper.  ilsa and mee1200dpi