“Who Will Write Our History” Special Screening

Top Pick April 21, 2019 Brookline $11.00 - $13.00
“Who Will Write Our History” (Courtesy image)
“Who Will Write Our History” (Courtesy image)

Resistance comes in many forms. “Who Will Write Our History” is a film by Roberta Grossman and executive produced by Nancy Spielberg.

In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists, but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told.

They defied their murderous enemy with the ultimate weapon—the truth—and risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not.

Director Roberta Grossman will be giving a talk back with the audience after the matinee screening.

View the trailer here.

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Sunday, April 21, 2019, 2:00 pm - 3:40 pm
Coolidge Corner Theater
290 Harvard St
Brookline, MA 02446
$13.25 Adults
$11.25 Children & Seniors

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