Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education

2006

Fall 2006

September 26 from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Community Conversation at University Book and Supply

Panel discussion on “Moral Responsibility” in connection with the two film screenings by Pierre Sauvage on Oct. 11 and 12.

University Book and Supply web site

 

September 28, at 7:00 p.m., Hearst Center for the Arts

"Witnessing the Holocaust Through the Visual Arts"

Stephen Feinstein, Director of the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota.

Hearst Center for the Arts

 

September 28th at 10 a.m.

Live radio interview with Pierre Sauvage on KHKE

KHKE web site

 

October 11, 7:00 p.m., Lang Auditorium

Pierre Sauvage, documentary filmmaker, and President of the Chambon Foundation, Weapons of the Spirit, 1989

Sauvage will present his prize-winning documentary on the French village of Le Chambon during the Nazi occupation. In and around Le Chambon, 5,000 Jews were sheltered by 5,000 Christians. Sauvage and his parents were among the rescued. The film screening will be followed by a discussion.

Hearst Lecture Series web site

 

Listen to Jacqueline Halbloom’s radio interview on KHKE with Pierre Sauvage from September 28, 2006.
http://www.khke.org/NEWinterviews.htm

 

October 12, 7:00 p.m., Sabin 102

Pierre Sauvage, documentary filmmaker, and President of the Chambon Foundation, Americans Who Cared

Sauvage presents excerpts from his upcoming documentary And Crown Thy Good: Varian Fry in Marseille, 2006. Fry was a New York intellectual who in 1940-41 ran the most successful private American rescue operation of those challenging times, helping to save some 2,000 people. The screening will be followed by a discussion.

Hearst Lecture Series web site

 

Listen to Jacqueline Halbloom’s radio interview on KHKE with Pierre Sauvage from September 28, 2006.
http://www.khke.org/NEWinterviews.htm

 

October 26, 7:00 p.m., Hearst Center for the Arts

Hearst Center Film Series: My Knees Were Jumping: Remembering the Kindertransports, documentary by Melissa Hacker, 1995

Utilizing archival footage and first-hand accounts, this film recounts the rescue movement relocating thousands of mostly Jewish children from Nazi occupied territories to Great Britain in the months right up to the beginning of World War II. Narrated by Joanne Woodward. Run time: 77 minutes.

Hearst Center for the Arts

 

November 10th at 10 a.m.

Live radio interview with Ruth Kluger on KHKE
KHKE web site

 

November 14, 7:00 p.m., Lang Auditorium

Ruth Kluger, Holocaust survivor, and Professor Emeritus of German Literature at the University of California–Irvine

Kluger will speak and read from her internationally acclaimed memoir, Still Alive: A Holocaust Girlhood Remembered, 2001. The book reading will be followed by a discussion.

Hearst Lecture Series web site

 

November 30, 7:00 p.m., Hearst Center for the Arts

Film Series: Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg, Swedish
feature film by Kjell Grede, 1990

An epic film relating the story of Raoul Wallenberg, a Swedish Embassy attaché, who in 1944 made possible the rescue of 60,000 Jews in Nazi-occupied Budapest. Run time: 115 minutes.

Hearst Center for the Arts

 

August 22 through October 5, Hearst Center for the Arts

Daisy Brand Art Exhibition

Born in Czechoslovakia, Daisy Brand is a Holocaust survivor now living in Boston who works in ceramics and wood to express her Holocaust experiences. For more information visitwww.hearstartscenter.com.