The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust presents the “Teicholz Holocaust Remembrance Film Series” running from Thursday, June 6, through Thursday, June 27.
The films, which follow the theme “the Holocaust and France,” will be presented in French with English subtitles. The screenings are on Thursdays at 7 p.m.
The film “La Rafle,” which tells the story of the roundup and deportation of 13,000 Jews in Paris by French authorities in 1942, will be shown on June 6. French Holocaust survivor and USC Professor Henry Slucki will be a special guest.
“Au Revoir Les Enfants” will be shown on June 13. The film, by Louis Malle and based on his childhood, tells a heartbreaking story of friendship and devastating loss involving two boys at a Catholic boarding school in Nazi-occupied France. A discussion with French survivors and Pomona College Professor Monique Saigal follows the screening.
“The Sorrow and the Pity, Part 1” will be shown on June 20. The 1969 documentary focuses on the collaboration between the Vichy government and Nazi Germany. A discussion with LMU Professor Holli Levitsky and USC Professor Michael Renov follows the film.
“Les Heritiers,” based on a true story of high school students in a working-class suburb of Paris who are forced to confront prejudice when they participate in a Holocaust history competition, will be shown on June 27. Third generation French survivors July Hodara and Becca Katz will be special guests.
The series is sponsored by Thomas Barad, the Rita and Leo Greenland Family Foundation and the Y&S Nazarian Family Foundation. Suggested donation is $10. The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust is located at 100 The Grove Drive. For information, visit lamoth.org.
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