Oscar Winning Producer And Auschwitz Survivor, Branko Lustig, Passes Away At 87
November 15, 2019
On Thursday, the world lost Croatian film producer Branko Lustig, a man who has seen both sides of history; war and peace. Confirming his death, the Festival of Tolerance told Associated Press that Lustig died in Croatia at 87.
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Branko is one of the few people that survived the infamous Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, where he lost many loved ones, including his father and grandmother. As fate would have it, Branko survived and many years later, he became a producer to tell stories of survival and hope.