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Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #1: Hitler’s Hollywood-German Cinema in the Age of Porpaganda 1933-45

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

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 the Third Reich was essentially an immersive movie starring theContinue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #2: Europa Europa

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

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 #3: My Italian Secret About Film #4: Denial   PLOT Europa Europa is based on the true story of a young German Jew who survived the Holocaust by fallingContinue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #3: My Italian Secret-The Forgotten Heroes

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

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 #4: Denial   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 carriedContinue Reading ...

Holocaust in Film 2022, Film #4: Denial

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

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   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 accusedContinue Reading ...

A Story of Triumph: Featuring Eva Schloss, Stepsister of Anne Frank

Lyric Theatre 1800 Third Avenue North, Birmingham, AL

Doors open 6:00pm. Masks will NOT be required. Event Flyer   Enter the world of Anne Frank as told by her stepsister and childhood friend, Eva Schloss. Like her stepsister, Eva went into hiding in Holland until she, along with her family, was betrayed, captured, and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp. Eva Schloss is a trustee of the Anne Frank Educational Trust, an author of three books, and the subject of James Still’s play, And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank. Eva will share her story of survival and her journey to becoming an internationally renowned humanitarianContinue Reading ...

MY BROKEN DOLL, a play produced by Baleigh Nelson, AHEC Intern

Red Mountain Theatre 1600 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL

Doors will open at 2:00pm. General Admission. Masks are required. Registration is required.   Baleigh Nelson, AHEC intern and theater major at Samford University, was tasked with choosing a play to produce for her senior project. After searching for a meaningful production, Baleigh decided on My Broken Doll. Based on the book My Broken Doll: A Memoir of Survival of the Vichy Regime by Beatrice Karp as told to Deborah Pappenheimer, My Broken Doll follows the life of Beatrice (Bea) Karp during the Holocaust. The one-hour play includes detailed descriptions of events surrounding Bea Karp’s history: life before WWII, deportationContinue Reading ...

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“My Broken Doll,” a play produced by Baleigh Nelson, AHEC Intern

Red Mountain Theatre Arts Campus 1600 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL

SOLD OUT Doors will open at 2:00pm. General Admission. Masks are required. Registration is required.   Baleigh Nelson, AHEC intern and theater major at Samford University, was tasked with choosing a play to produce for her senior project. After searching for a meaningful production, Baleigh decided on My Broken Doll. Based on the book My Broken Doll: A Memoir of Survival of the Vichy Regime by Beatrice Karp as told to Deborah Pappenheimer, My Broken Doll follows the life of Beatrice (Bea) Karp during the Holocaust. The one-hour play includes detailed descriptions of events surrounding Bea Karp’s history: life beforeContinue Reading ...

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Remembering the Holocaust

University of Alabama / Student Center Theater 715 Campus Drive West, Tuscaloosa, AL

Free and open to the public. Registration required.   Register Here     Amy McDonald & Max Steinmetz, 2014                     In observance of Yom HaShoah, Bama Hillel and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a special program to celebrate the lives of those lost during the Holocaust. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from author, Amy McDonald, as she discusses the details of life and experiences of Holocaust survivor, Max Steinmetz, who lived in Birmingham, Alabama and passed away in March 2021. McDonald is an AP U.S.Continue Reading ...

Remembering the Holocaust | University of Alabama

University of Alabama / Student Center Theater 715 Campus Drive West, Tuscaloosa, AL

Free and open to the public. Registration required.   Register Here to Attend In-Person Register Here to Attend Virtually   Amy McDonald & Max Steinmetz, 2014                     In observance of Yom HaShoah, Bama Hillel and the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a special program to celebrate the lives of those lost during the Holocaust. Participants will have the opportunity to hear from author, Amy McDonald, as she discusses the details of life and experiences of Holocaust survivor, Max Steinmetz, who lived in Birmingham, Alabama and passed away inContinue Reading ...

AHC Annual Gathering of Remembrance

Alabama Department of Archives and History 624 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL

PROGRAM EVENT FLYER   Proclamation: Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth Keynote: Inge Auerbacher, Holocaust Survivor and Author Inge was born in Germany and spent three years between 7-10 years of age in the Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, where out of 15,000 children, about 1 percent survived. She remembers when the now famous children’s opera “Brundibar” was first written and performed while she was in Terezin.  She tells her life story in three books; “I am a Star”- Child of the Holocaust, “Beyond the Yellow Star to America” and “Finding Dr. Schatz” – The Discovery of Streptomycin and A Life It Saved.     Continue Reading ...

Birmingham Yom HaShoah Commemoration: Stories Remembered & Retold

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL

* Masks required * Registration requested however you plan to join us (in-person OR view livestream online)             Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) occurs each year on the 27th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan (sometime in April or May) to remember the victims and honor the survivors of the Holocaust. Please join us for our Birmingham community Holocaust remembrance event as we honor those who survived the Holocaust and remember those we lost. Featuring George Nathan sharing the story of his parents, Holocaust survivors Sophie and Henry Nathan Special musical performances Memorial candle-lighting ceremonyContinue Reading ...

Birmingham Yom HaShoah Commemoration: Stories Remembered & Retold

Temple Beth-El 2179 Highland Avenue, Birmingham, AL

* Masks required * Registration requested however you plan to join us (in-person OR view livestream online)   Watch Live Stream on YouTube             Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) occurs each year on the 27th day of the Hebrew month of Nisan (sometime in April or May) to remember the victims and honor the survivors of the Holocaust. Please join us for our Birmingham community Holocaust remembrance event as we honor those who survived the Holocaust and remember those we lost. Featuring George Nathan sharing the story of his parents, Holocaust survivors Sophie and Henry NathanContinue Reading ...

(20th) Street Party

After six months of hard work on 20th Street North – improving the streets and sidewalks, planting native landscaping, updating signage, and adding new furnishings – we’re ready to turn it back over to you, Birmingham. Which, of course, calls for a (20th) Street Party! This two-block party on 20th Street North between 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue North will bring together entertainment, art, shopping, and dining in the streets. And the party doesn’t stop there! Even when there’s not a multi-block event going on, the new 20th Street is a place for people to spend time – dog-walking, photo-taking,Continue Reading ...

Summer Poetry Workshops with Daniel DeVaughn

Studio By the Tracks, 301 20th St S, Irondale, AL 35210, USA 101 20th St S

Summer Poetry Workshops with Daniel DeVaughn Saturday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. Studio by the Tracks, 301 20th St S, Irondale, AL 35210 All participants receive a handmade notebook from local Book Artist Alana Baldwin. Read poems with other people who are interested in poetry. Learn more about some of the basic craft elements of a poem, like line, voice, metaphor, and prosody.  Find and hone your voice as a writer. Compare notes with other writers. Write a new and original poetic work.  Register at https://forms.gle/Mzg6skXabp9GeaJC9. Registration fee: $40 (*We understand that registration cost may be a financial barrier. MessageContinue Reading ...

District 6’s Pop-up Farmers Market

TBD TBD, Hoover, AL

Join us in Birmingham's District 6 every month through October for a Pop-Up Farmers Market from 1:30-3:30PM.  The Market is open every 2nd Saturday of the month at one of three, rotating locations in District 6.  Those locations include Bethesda Family Life Center (1721 Steve Green Dr. 35211 on June 11th and September 10th), Memorial Park (524 6th Avenue S, 35205 on August 12th), and West End Public Library (1348 Tuscaloosa Avenue on July 9th and October 8th).   Business are also welcomed to register reserve a space!  Just visit: d6bham.com/pop-up-market-vendor-registration   We hope that you'll join us for someContinue Reading ...

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