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Film: Chasing Portraits

Chasing Portraits
A film by Elizabeth Rynecki

Co-presented by the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education and the Northwest Film Center.

In conjunction with Jewish Book Month, OJMCHE and the Northwest Film Center co-present Chasing Portraits, which documents Elizabeth Rynecki’s quest to find the lost paintings of her great-grandfather. Moshe Rynecki’s body of work reached close to eight hundred paintings and sculptures before his life came to a tragic end. Decades later, his great-granddaughter Elizabeth sought to rediscover his legacy, setting out on a journey to find what had been lost but never forgotten…

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