The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life, screening at 1pm on January 25, 2015. The screening will take place in the Holocaust Museum’s theatre at Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. This Academy Award-winning film (Best Documentary- Short Subject) tells the inspirational story of 109 year-old Alice Herz Sommer (1903-1914), pianist and Holocaust survivor, who shares her story of how to achieve a long and happy life—filled with humor, laughter and optimism. The Lady In Number 6, directed by Malcolm Clark, in English, has a running time of 39 minutes.
Introductory remarks and a post-screening discussion will be presented by Robert A. Cohn, Editor in Chief Emeritus, St. Louis Jewish Light. Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public, but reservations are requested. To RSVP, please call 314-442-3711 or email AGoldfeder@JFedSTL.org.
In 2005, the U.N. designated January 27 as the “Day of Commemoration of the Holocaust.” This date was selected because it marks the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945.