Who Will Write Our History

A Documentary Film - On the Main Theatre's Big Screen

An Encore Presentation of a Groundbreaking Film, recently screened as part of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Wednesday, Feb. 6th at 7:30pm

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Who Will Write Our History opened on January 27th in 55 countries and in 12 different languages on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Anchor screenings were held in Washington, D.C. at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Los Angeles at the Museum of Tolerance, Auschwitz-Birkenau on the grounds of the Memorial and Museum, and Paris at UNESCO Headquarters.

A special screening will take place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City on January 30th

Who Will Write Our History - Teaser from Katahdin Productions on Vimeo.

Runtime: 97 mins
Directed by Roberta Grossman. Executive Producer Nancy Spielberg

GENERAL INFORMATION

Screening is in the Main Theatre on the Regent’s Wide Screen

 

 

 


All tickets bought for this event will be for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
***WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Seating Is Available***
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Doors Will Open for seating 30-Minutes prior to Screening

PRICE & FEE INFORMATION

[Ticketing Fees are added at all Points-of-Sale]
GENERAL ADMISSION SEAT: $12.00
GENERAL ADMISSION SENIOR SEAT: $2-OFF
         

...Wednesday, Feb. 6th at 7:30pm

 

 

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.

Based on the book by Samuel D. Kassow, WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY mixes the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with new interviews, rarely seen archival footage and stunning dramatizations to transport us inside the Ghetto and the lives of these courageous resistance fighters.  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.

Narration by Academy Award winner Adrien Brody and Academy Award nominee Joan Allen


About the Archive: In 1999, three document collections from Poland were included in UNESCO’s Memory of the World Register: the masterpieces of Chopin, the scientific works of Copernicus and the Oyneg Shabes Archive.  The Oyneg Shabes Archive is the richest cache of eyewitness accounts to survive the Holocaust.  Despite its importance, the archive remains largely unknown outside academic circles.  The theatrical release of WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY is about to change that.


About the Recent Global Screening Event: Across the world, on one single day, January 27, 2019, movie theaters, churches, mosques, synagogues, universities, museums and community centers screened WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY.  Audiences everywhere joined in a post-screening discussion streamed on Facebook Live from the evening screening at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris.

 

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In partnership with:

·      UNESCO

·      World Jewish Congress

·      USC Shoah Foundation

·      Emanuel Ringelblum Institute

·      YIVO

·      And more to be announced