Clone of Saviors on the Screen: "After Auschwitz"

Presented in Commemoration of Yom HaShoah

Dir. Jon Kean (US/Poland, 2017, 83 min.)

“You’re free. Go home.” Most Holocaust films end with these words, but "After Auschwitz" begins with them, inviting audiences to experience what happened next to survivors of the Shoah — starting with the stark reality that most had no home to return to in devastated post-war Europe. "After Auschwitz" is a post-Holocaust documentary that follows six extraordinary women, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. These women all moved to Los Angeles, married, raised children and became “Americans,” but they never truly found a place to call home. What makes the story so much more fascinating is how these women saw, interpreted and interacted with the changing face of America in the second half of the 20th century. They serve as our guides on an unbelievable journey, sometimes celebratory, sometimes heart-breaking but always inspiring.

 

"An eye-opening view of post-liberation life." — The Jewish Exponent
"Powerful and moving documentary..." — Miami Sun Sentinel

Screening followed by Q&A with Rachel Jagoda, Director of the American Jewish Historical Society in New York.

WHEN

Thursday, April 12, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

EVENT LOCATION

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10023

MAIN EVENT PHONE

646.505.5708

PRICING INFORMATION

$12, $9 Member

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