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“Screening with a Meaning” Movie Night.

04/17/2018 7:00 Savor Theater | 503 Southeast 6th Street Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

You are invited to the 4th Annual Holocaust “Screening with a Meaning” Presented by Vitas Healthcare

Join us for an enchanting evening at The Savor Cinema for the 4th Annual Holocaust Screening with a Meaning Movie Night on  April 17th, 2018 at 7 p.m. Your generous ticket purchase supports the Goodman JFS Holocaust Survivor Assistance Program and includes your movie ticket, refreshments, and an intimate discussion with the director.

Surviving Skokie is an intensely personal documentary by former Skokie resident Eli Adler about the provocative events of the 1970s, and a journey with his father to confront long-suppressed memories.

In “Surviving Skokie,” the filmmaker’s father, Jack Adler—a Polish Holocaust survivor—confronts his own past, returning to Poland with his son to tell the stories of family members who perished in the ghetto and death camps. It is the story of a community’s battle against the voices and gestures of hate, of a quiet village and its once-turbulent history, and of the importance of speaking up and out.

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Guest speaker:

Eli Adler has been a professional cinematographer/director for more than 30 years, winning numerous awards, including the CINE Golden Eagle and two national Emmys, for his work. As a child of a Holocaust survivor, he has led several Holocaust-related films, including “Hope Out of the Ashes” (1985), “Loosening The Grip” (1999), and “One Day In Auschwitz” (2015). He was also a prolific contributor to the Shoah Foundation Interview Program (in the San Francisco Bay Area.)

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS: Esther Cohen & Marian Sager

EVENT CHAIRS: Ivy Feinstein & Ellen Sredni

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