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Italy and the Holocaust: Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series

Date:

08/06/2020


Italy and the Holocaust:  Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series

 

The Garden of the Finzi Continis - August 6 

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970) won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film. Directed by the legendary Vittorio De Sica and based on the classic 1962 novel by Giorgio Bassaniis, the film tells the story of the Finzi-Continis, a wealthy Jewish aristocratic family facing rising fascism in 1930s Italy.

WATCH THE FILM any time before 5:00 pm on August 6. You will receive a link after you register.

JOIN THE ZOOM WEBINAR at 5:00 pm on August 6 for a live discussion about the film with Boston University 's Nancy Harrowitz, Professor of Italian and Chair of the Department of Romance Studies, moderated by award-winning journalist and author Tom Teicholz.

REGISTER HERE

 

Syndrome K - August 13 

Syndrome K tells the little-known story of Italian doctors who rescued Jews during the Holocaust by fabricating a highly contagious fake disease. During the Nazi occupation of Rome, three Roman Catholic doctors hid Jews in a Vatican-affiliated hospital by convincing Nazis that the patients had the deadly “Syndrome K." The documentary features interviews with survivors and their descendants as well as 98-year-old Adriano Ossicini, the last surviving doctor, and Pietro Borromeo, the son of the hospital's head doctor.

WATCH THE FILM any time before 5:00 pm on August 13. You will receive a link after you register.

JOIN THE ZOOM WEBINAR at 5:00 pm on August 13 for a live discussion with the filmmaker, Stephen Edwards, moderated by award-winning journalist and author Tom Teicholz.

REGISTER HERE

 

Life is Beautiful - August 20 

Life is Beautiful (1997) won Academy Awards for Best Actor (Roberto Benigni), Best Foreign Language Film and Best Music (Original Dramatic Score). Directed, co-written by and starring Roberto Benigni, the film tells the story of a Jewish librarian who uses his humor and imagination to shield his son from the horrors of internment in a Nazi concentration camp.

WATCH THE FILM any time before 5:00 pm on August 20. The film is available on HBO Now, HBO on Amazon, DirectTV, and YouTube.

JOIN THE ZOOM WEBINAR at 5:00 pm on August 20 for a live discussion about the film with Andrea Malaguti, Associate Professor of Italian and Film Studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, moderated by award-winning journalist and author Tom Teicholz.

REGISTER HERE

 

These three events are part of the Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series, presented by the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust and in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles.

Information

Date: Da Thursday, August 06, 2020 a Thursday, August 20, 2020

Time: At 5:00 pm

Organized by : Los Anegles Museum of the Holocaust

In collaboration with : Italian Cultural Institute Los Angeles

Entrance : Free


Location:

Online

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