FILM SERIES Documentary Filmmaker Pierre Sauvage -, "Weapons of the Spirit", and post-screening discussion with Pierre Sauvage, and other Le Chambon residents
Thursday, Mar 18, 2010 6:30 PM EDT
(6:00 PM Doors)
Museum of Jewish Heritage: Edmond J. Safra Hall, New York, NY
Wednesday, March 17; Thursday, March 18; and Sunday, March 21
Documentary Filmmaker Pierre Sauvage: Retrospective & Premiere
A child survivor, Pierre Sauvage has devoted himself to exploring stories about rescue during the Holocaust and the American reaction to the massacre of the Jews in Europe.
Thursday, March 18, 6:30 P.M.
Weapons of the Spirit (USA/France, 1989-2010, DVCam, 90 minutes)
Post-screening discussion with Pierre Sauvage, and other Le Chambon residents
In this acclaimed film, Sauvage tells the story of the mountain community in Le Chambon, France that defied the Nazis and saved 5,000 Jews, including the filmmaker's parents. Sauvage himself was born in this unique Christian oasis.
Each day is $10, $7 students/seniors, $5 Museum and NYBC members