CALENDAR OF EVENTS for 2015
Stories of Rescue
On the final day of the 'BESA: A Code of Honour' exhibition, visit the Jewish Holocaust Centre to hear uplifting stories from the Holocaust.
Second screening of the multi award-winning documentary ‘BESA: The Promise’ (2012).
Screening of the multi award-winning documentary ‘BESA: The Promise’ (2012), followed by an inter-faith panel discussion.
2015 is a unique moment in time when there is a surge of Holocaust-related stories being told by survivors and young filmmakers.
Films about the Holocaust tell universal stories as well as those that are deeply personal. They tap into the very human themes of courage, tragedy identity and hope, often in an attempt to make sense of the incomprehensible.
- Event Date 12 - 25 March 2015
- Event Type Film Series
- Venue Classic Cinema
9 Gordon St
Bookings & Enquiries
(03) 9524 7900 or http://www.jiff.com.au/hfs/
Guest Speaker: Julie Szego, Lawyer & Journalist will present a lecture on “The story behind a miscarriage of justice.”
Julie Szego worked as a lawyer before she switched to journalism. She subsequently served for 12 years at The Age as a social affairs’ reporter, senior writer, leader writer and columnist. She wrote a monthly column for The Australian Jewish News for seven years, contributed to a book of essays on Australian Jewish culture and edited and interpreted her father’s 2001 memoir, Two Prayers to One God.