Special Screening: FILM | "Who Will Write Our History?" with director Q&A

Date:
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

 

Who Will Write Our Story?In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary. Who Will Write Our History mixes the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with new interviews, rarely seen footage and stunning dramatizations to transport us inside the Ghetto and the lives of these courageous resistance fighters.

USA, 2018, directed by Roberta Grossman, English, Yiddish, Polish.

With an introduction and Q&A by award-winning filmmaker with a passion for history and social justice, Roberta Grossman has written, directed and produced more than 40 hours of film and television.

COST
:
Student | $4
Member | $6
General Admission | $8


PLEASE NOTE: Lineup is subject to change. All ticket sales are final, we cannot accommodate refunds or exchanges.