“Fascination: Helena’s Story” Screening

Top Pick October 19, 2017 Boston $12.00 - $18.00 0
(Photo: Emilie Alpert)
(Photo: Emilie Alpert)

Holocaust survivor Helena Weinrauch, 92, survived three concentration camps, torture by the Gestapo, and the death march from Auschwitz to Bergen-Belsen. When she was 88, she decided to become a ballroom dancer. “Fascination: Helena’s Story” weaves her story of survival with her love of dance and of life. This film recently won Best Documentary at the 2017 New York City International Film Festival. Film followed by Q&A with writer/producer Karen Goldbarb. The evening includes a special performance with ballroom dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studio.

Join the Vilna’s Downtown Social Club for a special performance and reception prior to the film screening/Q&A. More information on the reception here. Please note that tickets to the reception include entrance to the film screening.

Vilna Shul offers $5 validated parking after 4 p.m. and on weekends. Parking validation is only good for the underground parking at the Charles River Plaza/ Cambridge Street Garage at 165 Cambridge Street. Entrance to the underground garage is between the Charles River Plaza Shopping Center (Whole Foods/CVS) and Au Bon Pain, near the intersection of Blossom St and Cambridge St. Yellow tickets from the surface lot at Whole Foods cannot be validated. 

The Vilna Shul, Boston’s Center for Jewish Culture, is Boston’s only landmark historic Jewish building. Today, it serves as a modern-day cultural center and living museum in downtown Boston.

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Fact Sheet
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
18 Phillips St
Boston, MA 02114
$18.00 Per person
$12.00 Per student or senior

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