A special screening of „Who will write our history?” in the Jewish Historical Institute

On 27 January 2019, on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a special screening of Roberta Grossman’s film „Who Will Write Our History?” for high schools students of Warsaw will take place at the Jewish Historical Institute, 3/5 Tłomackie street.

After the film, we will connect to UNESCO for a transmission of a discussion with Audrey Azoulay – director general of UNESCO, Éric de Rothschild – President of Memorial de la Shoah, Nancy Spielberg – producer of the film, Roberta Grossman – director of the film, and Samuel D. Kassow, author of the book „Who Will Write Our History?”, which the film is based on.

The students invited to the  Jewish Historical Institute will have a chance to ask questions directly to the guests in Paris, while UNESCO, an institution so important for contemporary world, will visit the building at 3/5 Tłomackie street in Warsaw, where the Oneg Shabbat group held their meetings, and where the Ringelblum Archive is stored and can be seen at the permanent exhibition, „What we’ve been unable to shout out to the world”.

Let us remind you that a live transmission of the event will be available in Polish at the Jewish Historical Institute Facebook profile, while a transmission in English – on the profile of the „Who will write our history?” film and the Oneg Szabat Program profile.

The transmission will begin about 6:30 PM. After the opening ceremony transmitted live from UNESCO, the film will follow. Our followers on Facebook will be able to see a special footage including a conversation with Roberta Grossman – director and scriptwriter of the film, Krzysztof A.Rozen – co-author and co-coordinator of the Oneg Szabat Program and Anna Duńczyk-Szulc, co-curator of the permanent exhibition „What we’ve been unable to shout out to the world”.
About 8:40 PM, we will connect with UNESCO again and take part in the discussion about the Underground Archive of the Warsaw Ghetto, the activity of the Oneg Shabbat group, and the film „Who Will Write Our History?” We also will be able to watch the film with Marian Turski, Auschwitz survivor and deputy president of the Association of the JHI of Poland, made at the permanent exhibiton “What we’ve been unable to shout out to the world”.
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