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Secret Lives – Hidden Children and Their Rescuers During WWII @ Circle Cinema (Yom HaShoah Commemoration Film)
April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Before the Second World War, more than 1.5 million Jewish children were living in Europe. By the end of the Holocaust, less than one in ten had survived. Secret Lives tells the emotional stories of a small number of those who were saved by non-Jews in extraordinary acts of bravery and kindness. These men and women of uncommon decency did everything from bringing Jewish children into their families to securing hiding places in closets, attics, or hastily dug bunkers. Directed by Academy Award® winner and former hidden child Aviva Slesin, this captivating documentary reveals what happened between the children and their rescuers and shows how this experience forever changed their lives.
Special Q&A with Director Aviva Slesin, moderated by Jesse Ulrich, after the film.