Why did some people in Nazi occupied European Countries defy threats of death by German authorities to provide safety for Jewish fugitives? The films in this series are an exploration of this little known chapter in the overwhelming Holocaust tragedy, and provide us with examples of Moral Courage that once seen, we may wish to honor in our thoughts.
February 2 - “Rescue in Scandinavia” introduces us to some of these individuals and their memories of those events help us to understand their motives. Narrated by Liv Ulmann
February 16 - “A Debt to Honor” features Italian rescuers, civilians and clergy. Narrated by Alan Alda
“It was Nothing - It was Everything” highlights the civilians, municipal authorities, and church leaders whose rescue efforts were critical to the few Greek Jews who avoided capture and deportation. Narrated by Irene Papas
Sy Rotter, filmmaker, will introduce and then lead post-film discussions on these award winning films.