I Danced for the Angel of Death: The Dr Edith Eva Eger Story

WLRN’s exclusive presentation of “I Danced for the Angel Of Death: The Dr. Edith Eva Eger Story” received an Emmy for director Ron Small at the 45th Annual Suncoast Emmy Awards .

Produced by the Holocaust Education Film Foundation, this emotional first-person narrative reveals how Holocaust survivor Edith Eva Eger’s bravery keeps her alive through three concentration camps during WWII. After years of suffering from flashbacks and survivor’s guilt, Edith was able to heal and forgive the one person she’d been unable to forgive—herself.

WLRN distributed Dr. Eger’s story nationally in April 2021 for Holocaust remembrance. To date, this one-hour film has received over 83% coverage on public television stations across the co