Stitching a Life: The Story of Trudie Strobel 



Based on the life and art of Holocaust survivor Trudie Strobel.

Director/animators: Spirit Avedon, Natasha Clement, Lila Dworsky-Hickey, Ian Kim, Miranda Lewis, Alexander McDaniel, Jaaziah McZeal, Hank Schoen, Jocelyn Vega, Coleman Weintraub, Fernanda Zaragoza

Artist Mentor: C. Lily Ericsson

Associate Producers: Carter Beardmore, Michael Zambrano, Lauren Rothman

Executive Producers: Cheri Gaulke, Samara Hutman

A production of the Righteous Conversations Project, a collaboration of Holocaust survivors and teens, and Harvard-Westlake Summer Film. 

Trailer edited by Charlie Nevins.


Film Festivals:

Miami Jewish Film Festival


Newport Beach Film Festival

Scout Film Festival


For information about screening the short films, contact Samara Hutman, Director of

Remember Us,

Stitched & Sewn: The Life-Saving Art of Holocaust Survivor Trudie Strobel by Jody Savin (published by Prospect Park Books)

Photo Credits:  Trudie Strobel portrait  + Trudie's art photographed by Ann Elliott Cutting (

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© 2018 by Cameron Slater, Ann Cutting & Jody Savin