FILM SERIES: The Jewish Experience in Hungarian Cinema
Sunday, Feb 13, 2011 3:30 PM EST
(3:00 PM Doors)
Museum of Jewish Heritage: Edmond J. Safra Hall, New York, NY
The Jewish Experience in Hungarian Cinema
Sunday, February 13
3:30 P.M. Fateless
(2005, DVD, 140 min., Hungarian with English subtitles)
Directed by Lajos Koltai
Post-screening discussion with Prof. Jerry Carlson
Based on the Nobel Prize-winning book, this semi-autobiographical tale follows Gyuri, a 14-year-old Jewish boy from Budapest, who is sent to Buchenwald. An optimist, he returns home only to feel alienated both from his Christian neighbors and Jewish friends who want to put the war behind them.
Each film is $10, $7 students/seniors, $5 for members
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Join us for tours of Fire in my Heart: The Story of Hannah Sensesh at 12 P.M. each Sunday. Space is limited. Pre-registration for tour is required. Call 646.437.4202.
This film series is made possible by the Hungarian Cultural Institute in New York and is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s latest exhibition Fire in My Heart: The Story of Hannah Senesh