Hannah Arendt August 24, 2014 Directed by Margarethe vonTrotta Germany/Luxembourg/France, 2012, 113 minutes Hannah ArendtEnglish with some subtitled German, French and Hebrew Barbara Sukowa gives a dynamic, nuanced performance as Hannah Arendt, the German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. Arendt created controversy, and notoriety, with her writings on the role of Jewish councils during the Holocaust [...]
Sun, Aug 24, 2014
Devin E. Naar is the Marsha and Jay Glazer Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies and Assistant Professor of History at the University of Washington. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Naar graduated summa cum laude from Washington University in St. Louis. Following a year in Greece as a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. [...]
Sun, Sep 21, 2014
Lore September 28, 2014 Directed by Cate Shortland Germany, 2012, 108 minutes German with English subtitles Lore Abandoned by their Nazi parents at the end of WWII, five German siblings, led by 14-year-old Lore, embark on a harrowing journey across their country. When they encounter Thomas, a Jewish refugee, Lore is wracked by conflicting emotions. This [...]
Sun, Sep 28, 2014
Private Event The post Holocaust Museum Friend Raising Event appeared first on JewishinStLouis. [...]
Sun, Oct 12, 2014
Holocaust Survivor Claims Conference Meeting The post Holocaust Survivor Claims Conference Meeting appeared first on JewishinStLouis. [...]
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Inheritance October 26, 2014 Directed by James Moll USA, 2006, 75 minutes English with some subtitled German Inheritance This powerful documentary traces Monika Hertwig’s journey to accept the truth about her father Amon Goeth, the vicious Nazi commander portrayed by Ralph Fiennes in Schindler’s List. Monika reaches out to Helen Jonas-Rosenzweig, a woman who had been [...]
Sun, Oct 26, 2014
In Darkness November 30, 2014 Directed by Agniezka Holland Poland, 2012, 144 minutes In DarknessPolish with English subtitles (Rated R for violence and some nudity) Based on a true story, this film recounts how a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland, hides a group of Jews in the labyrinthian [...]
Sun, Nov 30, 2014
As A Young Girl of Thirteen: Simone LaGrange Remembers Auschwitz December 28, 2014 A film by Elizabeth Coronel, Florence Gaillard and Arnaud de Mezamat France, 2011, 88 minutes French with English subtitles Simone In this inspiring documentary, survivor Simone Lagrange recounts her life before the war, her deportation to Auschwitz-Birkenau, and her role in bringing [...]
Sun, Dec 28, 2014
Annual Community Holocaust Commemoration Event The post Yom HaShoah appeared first on JewishinStLouis. [...]
Sun, Apr 19, 2015
HMLC’s 20th Anniversary Dinner Gala The post Holocaust Museum & Learning Center’s 20th Anniversary Gala appeared first on JewishinStLouis. [...]
Sun, Aug 09, 2015