Memory, art and hell collide as an Auschwitz survivor finally confronts the horrors of his past after 50 years of silence. Marian Kolodziej was on one of the first transports to enter Auschwitz. He survived five years imprisonment and never spoke of his experience until after a serious stroke in 1993.
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 6:00pm
Adapted from Holocaust survivor Fred Sondermann’s memoirs, RETURN explores the emotions and the conclusions of an American Jew returning to his German homeland after 30 years. In addition to the late Sondermann's compelling first-person narrative, RETURN also features contemporary interviews with his son, his widow and his childhood friend, archival images and documents and period news footage.
Fri, 04/12/2013 - 6:00pm
Examines the historical, cultural, and spiritual aspects of lacrosse. From the ancient Maya to the world famous Iroquois Nationals team, this program explores the cultural diffusion and transmutation of a uniquely indigenous sport that, like Native people themselves, adapted and endured within the dominant culture.
Wed, 04/10/2013 - 11:00am
Exploring the conductor’s life and current work, the one-hour documentary film captures the essence of one of classical music’s authentic giants. Looking back at creative milestones since his 1971 Met debut with Tosca at the age of 28, the film reveals how Levine’s unparalleled musicianship and singular teaching and performance styles make his relationship with the company unique in today’s music world.
Sun, 04/07/2013 - 6:00pm
To the survivors who frequent it, this is holy ground . . . a Jewish cemetery for the countless souls who perished during the Holocaust, and for whom no grave stone, burial marker or final resting place exists. But the true power of the Holocaust Memorial of Miami Beach can be witnessed when survivors - serving as docents or guides – begin gathering to tell their stories of survival to school children, tourists and visitor groups from across the globe.