The next film in the 2018 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Life is Beautiful (La Vita e Bella), screening at 1:00 pm on February 26 in the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Theater at 12 Millstone Campus Drive.
Academy Award winner Roberto Benigni portrays an Italian Jewish librarian whose family becomes ensnared in the Holocaust. As a doting father, he employs his fertile imagination to shield his son from the horrors of internment in a Nazi concentration camp. This film also won an Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film
Introductory remarks and post-screening discussion facilitated by Robert A. Cohn, film reviewer and Editor–in-Chief Emeritus, St. Louis Jewish Light. Bob Cohn has served as co-Chair for the St. Louis Jewish Film Festival and he teaches film courses for OASIS and the Center for Jewish Learning.
Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public, although reservations are required. For further information, call 314-442-3711 or email AGoldfeder@JFedSTL.org or visit HMLC.org/get-involved/attend-event/rosenberg-film-series/. The 2018 Sunday Afternoon Film Series is generously sponsored by Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg.