Topic: The Cockroach Project

Radio-TV-Film Alumna Wins Student Academy Award

June 4, 2010

Radio-TV-Film alumna Ruth Fertig (Master of Fine Arts '09) has won a student Academy Award for her documentary film "Yizkor."

"Yizkor," which means Remembrance in Hebrew, is the story of a woman's struggle to keep herself and her children alive in a concentration camp during the Holocaust. The story, based on Fertig's grandmother's experience during the Holocaust, was her master's thesis film at The University of Texas at Austin.

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