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'A Call to Remember','116 Cameras' and 'Michele Rodri' Presented by LA Jewish Film Festival
American Jewish University
Los Angeles, CA
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'A Call to Remember','116 Cameras' and 'Michele Rodri' Presented by LA Jewish Film Festival
A CALL TO REMEMBER
West Coast Premiere!
Documentary/USA/2017/30 minutes
Directed by Ken Winikur
Produced by Michael Berenbaum

Born in a small bucolic village, David Schaecter was just a boy when he was sent to Auschwitz. In this harrowing documentary about the power of the human spirit, David tells his personal story of witnessing the horrific rise of Nazism, his dramatic escape from Auschwitz, and his lifelong dedication to remembering those who were lost. David became a founding member of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.

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116 CAMERAS
Documentary/USA/2017/15 minutes
Directed by Davina Pardo  
 
Shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short, this film follows Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss, Anne Franks stepsister, taking part in a groundbreaking project to preserve her memories. Facing a rapidly diminishing population of survivors, the USC Shoah Foundation embarks on an ambitious initiative to capture testimony as interactive holograms. Using innovative technology, users have virtual conversations with Holocaust survivors serving to educate generations to come.

MICHELE RODRI: Dieu Merci
Short/Animation/2017/9 minutes
Directed by Xenia Bernal, Fiona Fortunato, Ziggy Hicks, Grace Ma and Idalis McZeal 

A production of The Righteous Conversations Project, a  collaboration of Holocaust Survivors and teens, produced during Harvard-Westlake Summer Film in 2017. 
Jewel-toned, hand-painted animation created by a team of students illuminates the personal testimony of a child survivor of the Holocaust. Based on the true story ofMichele Rodri who was 7 years old when a pair of Nazi storm troopers plucked her out of a game of hopscotch outside her Paris home. The Righteous Conversations Project, a program of Remember Us, is dedicated to the work of memory and creativity, and the power of relationship to nurture righteous action. 


Q&A with Michael Berenbaum, Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute, director Ken Winikur, Stephen Smith, Executive Director of the USC Shoah Foundation and Samara Hutman, Righteous Conversations Project

Sponsored by Los Angeles City Councilmember, Paul Koretz and the Department of Cultural Affairs
In Partnership with the Sigi Ziering Institute at American Jewish University and the Righteous Conversations Project

Monday, April 30, 7:30 pm
American Jewish University 

Location

American Jewish University (View)
15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90077
United States


Categories

Film > Festivals
Film > Movies
Film > Premiers

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Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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