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Film Screening: Oro Macht Frei

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Event Details

November 5, 2014 | 7:30 PM | Pollak Theatre

Free Event

Oro Macht Frei tells the story of the Roman Jewish experience of the Nazi occupation of Rome (Sept 1943 - June 1944). Weaving testimony from Roman Jews together with historical research by renowned scholars on the subject (including Susan Zuccotti, Alexander Stille, Liliana Picciotto), OMF seeks to bring the viewer into a personal and relatable reflection of the Holocaust in Italy through the eyes of this unique and historic community. 

There will be a panel/Q & A following screening.

The panel includes:
Joel Markel, Producer/Founder of Ottimo Films
Susan Zuccotti, American historian, specializing in Holocaust studies
Jane Denny, Director of Education CHHANGE (Center for Holocaust, Human Rights and Genocide Education) at Brookdale College
Saliba Sarsar, Associate Vice President for Global Initiatives at Monmouth University
Catherine Campbell, Producer/Editor/Writer for Ottimo Films

Moderated by Susan Douglas, Specialist Professor of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University.


Event Categories

Pollak Theatre, History + Anthropology, Special Event