La Rafle (The Roundup)
In picturesque Monmarte, three children wearing a yellow star play in the streets, oblivious to the darkness spreading over Nazi-occupied France. Their parents do not
seemed too concerned either, somehow putting their trust in the Vichy Government. But beyond this view, much is going on. Hitler demands that the French government round up its Jews and put them on trains for the Extermination Camps in the East.
The collaborators start to put the plan into effect and within a short time, 13,000 of Paris's Jews, among them 4,000 children will be rounded up and sent on a road with no return.
La Rafle has been named best feature film in at least 13 Jewish film festivals around the country!
Special Guest: Introduction by Susan McCready, Ph.D., Professor of French, University of South Alabama
Laidlaw Recital Hall (View)
University of South Alabama
Mobile, AL 36688