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Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #1: Hitler’s Hollywood

Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL

Hitler’s Hollywood: German Cinema in the Age of Propaganda: 1933-45 Free admission  Free popcorn is provided for all attendees Stay tuned after the screening for a discussion of the film led by local film director, producer, and historian, Michele Forman ATTENTION: In order to reduce this risk of COVID-19 transmission, the audience at all screenings will be limited and masks will be required. Registration for these films will close once capacity has been reached.   Register Now About Film #2: Europa Europa About Film #3: My Italian Secret About Film #4: Denial   Plot: Filmmaker Rüdiger Suchsland suggests that theContinue Reading ...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration

Vestavia Hills City Hall (Council Chambers) 1032 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills

As the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum states, “The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27—the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau—as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and millions of other victims of Nazism and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.” Join the BHEC in observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day with an educational event at Vestavia Hills City Hall. Second generation survivor, Esther Levy, will be sharing her family’s experience during the Holocaust followed by aContinue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #2: Europa Europa

Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL

Europa Europa Free admission  Free popcorn is provided for all attendees Stay tuned after the screening for a discussion of the film led by local film director, producer, and historian, Michele Forman Plot: Europa Europa is based on the true story of a young German Jew who survived the Holocaust by falling in with the Nazis. Solomon Perel (Marco Hofschneider) is the son of a Jewish shoe salesman coming of age in Germany during the rise of Adolf Hitler. In 1938, a group of Nazis attack Solomon’s family home; his sister is killed, and 13-year-old Solomon flees to Poland. SolomonContinue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #3: My Italian Secret

Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL

My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes Free admission  Free popcorn is provided for all attendees Stay tuned after the screening for a discussion of the film led by local film director, producer, and historian, Michele Forman Plot: Would you risk your life to save a stranger and never talk about it?  MY ITALIAN SECRET tells the story of sports idol Gino Bartali and other courageous Italians who carried out ingenious schemes to rescue Jews, partisans and refugees from Nazi-occupied Italy.  Gino Bartali is a sports legend; but his most daring triumph came when he risked his life over and over to save Jews threatened by Nazi extermination.Continue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #4: Denial

Sidewalk Film Center & Cinema 1821 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL

Denial Free admission  Free popcorn is provided for all attendees Stay tuned after the screening for a discussion of the film led by local film director, producer, and historian, Michele Forman Plot: Based on the acclaimed book Denial: Holocaust History on Trial, DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award® winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (BAFTA nominee Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, in cases of libel, the burden of proof is on the defendant, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team,Continue Reading ...

Teacher Webinar: Part II – It Happened in a Village of Eastern Europe, A Case Study

ZOOM Online

  Register Here Event Flyer   Please Note This is Part II of a 2-part webinar: Part I: Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe / January 20 Part II: It Happened in a Village of Eastern Europe: A Case Study / March 10 If you did not attend Part I: Holocaust by Bullets in Central and Eastern Europe on January 20, please do not sign up for this workshop. A separate registration is required for each Part of the webinar. This webinar will NOT be recorded. Registration for teachers in Alabama and Georgia will be on a first-come,Continue Reading ...



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