Kirk Douglas stars as Hans Muller, a former concentration camp inmate from Berlin, who immigrates to Israel in 1949 in “The Juggler,” the August selection for the 2019 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series.
This powerful film, produced by Stanley Kramer, explores Muller’s postwar struggle to adjust to peacetime life. The screening will be August 25 at 1 p.m. in the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Theater at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public.
Introductory remarks and post-screening discussion facilitated by Brad Prager, Professor of Film Studies and German at the University of Missouri. His research areas include film history, contemporary German cinema, and Holocaust studies. His publications include the recent book After the Fact: The Holocaust in Twenty-First Century Documentary Film (2015), as well as a book on the German director Werner Herzog, and an edited volume entitled Visualizing the Holocaust: Documents, Aesthetics, Memory (2008).
RSVP at HMLC.org/Rosenberg-Film-Series. For further information, call 314-442-3711. The 2019 Sunday Afternoon Film Series is generously sponsored by Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg.