Seniors Film: The Debt
The Film is preceded by a Free Luncheon at 12:00 PM, limited to first 60 seniors 65 years and older who reserve. Seniors should call 207.831.7495 for film seating. Luncheon is filled.
General audience welcome at regular ticket prices. All seats require a ticket.
1:00 PM Everybody's Uncle Sam: The Life and Legacy of Sam L. Cohen
Director: Jim Gabbe
Country: U.S. | 2009 | Documentary
Duration: 33 min.
A lively portrayal of the Biddeford man whose legacy benefits the people of southern Maine. The influences of Sam's hometown, his parents, and the Jewish community are explored from the turn of the 20th century until his death in 2003. Special attention is paid to the Shul on Bacon Street. While Sam was a genuinely charitable man, mindful of Tikum Olam (righteous giving), his zest for life and fun-loving nature are also vividly portrayed.
1:30 PM The Debt
Director: Assaf Bernstein
Duration: 93 min. | 2007 | Feature
Language: Hebrew, German, Russian w/ English subtitles
Forty years after the supposed capture of the fictional Nazi war criminal known as "The Surgeon of Birkenau," two ex-Mossad agents are alerted that he may still be alive. Desperate to keep their secret--that the Surgeon actually escaped imprisonment under their watch--they head to the Ukraine to find him and finish the job. The suspenseful pursuit will keep you on the edge of your seat.
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress St.
Portland, ME 04101
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