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Documentaries and Films

  

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance April 20 | 7 PM | Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall

April 6, 2017 by | Lectures and Events

An Evening of Holocaust Remembrance in Words, Music, Dance, and Film With a Special Tribute to Elie Wiesel LIGHTING OF CANDLES OF REMEMBRANCE MUSIC Daniel Alfred Wachs, Director of Orchestral Activities, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, College of Performing Arts, Chapman University Iman Khosrowpour, Conductor, Symphony Orchestra and Violin Faculty, Irvine Valley College REFLECTIONS Rabbi Elie

Rodgers Center Fall Series Opens with Premiere Screening of “After Auschwitz”

July 28, 2016 by | Lectures and Events

Co-sponsored by  Department of History •Department of Religious Studies,Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences • Civic Engagement Initiatives September 13| 7 p.m. Chapman Auditorium | Memorial Hall In Jon Kean’s 2007 documentary Swimming in Auschwitz , six women—from different countries and diverse backgrounds—shared their unforgettable stories of surviving Auschwitz. After Auschwitz

“‘Americans, Americans,’ the angel said.”

September 28, 2015 by | Lectures and Events

“‘Americans, Americans,’ the angel  said.” The “angel” who spoke those words was a U.S. soldier, and the teenager who heard them in early May 1945 was a Lithuanian survivor of a death march from the Dachau concentration camp.  His name was Solly Gaynor. Solly’s angel didn’t look at all like he had

“Schindler’s List” – Twenty Years Later

September 20, 2013 by | Holocaust Survivor

A few days ago I viewed for the first time in several years Steven Spielberg’s acclaimed film Schindler’s List. In my experience, relatively few films remain meaningful and visually powerful so many years after one’s first viewing. That was certainly the case for me with Schindler’s List.