“Sarah’s Key” to Screen at Holocaust Museum

The next film in the 2014 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Sarah’s Key, screening at 1 pm on February 23, in the Holocaust Museum’s theater in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Kristin Scott Thomas portrays an American journalist living in Paris who finds her life becoming entwined with the life of a young girl whose family was torn apart during the notorious 1942 Vel’d’Hiv roundup of the Jews of Paris. Based on Tatiana de Rosnay’s bestselling novel, this 2010 film has a running time of 111 minutes and will be screened in English with some subtitled French, Italian, German and Yiddish.

Introductory remarks and a post-screening discussion will be facilitated by Sara Jay, a doctoral candidate in the history department of Washington University and 2011–2012 Fulbright Scholar to Israel whose research focuses on modern Jewish history.

Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public.  For further information, call 314-442-3714 or email dreich@jfedstl.org.

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