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Who Will Write Our History – Southern Circuit Virtual Screening

April 27 @ 6:30 pm

Who Will Write Our History
Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Film Makers Virtual Film Screening
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is proud to participate with Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers for a free virtual screening of the documentary film Who Will Write Our History. Stream this powerful independent film followed by a conversation with the filmmakers, featuring your questions! Monday, April 27th at 6:30 PM.
    • Filmmakers:  Roberta Grossman

*This online event is free*

Registration for access: https://webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_u6SWHLcbTmuUTtM98BIEjQ

Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto 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 in the documentary featuring the voices of three-time Academy Award® nominee Joan Allen and Academy Award® winner Adrien Brody.

About Film: 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 as a feature documentary. 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.

 

This event is made possible through the Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers, a South Arts program. Since its inception in 1975, Southern Circuit has brought some of best independent filmmakers and their films from around the country to communities throughout the South. The program is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.

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