The Season


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"... compelling ..."

"... an exceptional and truly touching film ..."

WINNER! Best Film
Hamburg International Film Festival

6:00 PM Wednesday, April 26th
Center for Contemporary Arts

in commemoration of Yom HaShoah

The year was 1943 in Vichy France when 13 year old Fanny is put in charge of a group of Jewish children who find they must leave in order to save their own lives. With ingenuity and bravery Fanny is left to lead her sisters and classmates from France to Switzerland where they find safe haven.

FANNY’S JOURNEY, which is based on the memoirs of Fanny Ben-Ami, is the story of this remarkable journey. The screening, which is in French with English subtitles, is for “teens” and mature pre-teens only. Pizzas will be served starting at 6:00 PM with the film starting at 6:30 PM. There is no charge for tickets but reservations must be made in advance


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"... chilling ..."

"... inspirational stories ..."
Huffington Post

"Silence in the face of evil is in itself evil."
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

3:30 PM Sunday, April 23rd
Center for Contemporary Arts

in commemoration of Yom HaShoah

NEVER AGAIN IS NOW has been called “one of the most important documentaries of the decade”. It explores the troubling rise of antisemitism in Europe through the eyes of a woman who fled to America in 2004 to escape it. At times controversial but powerful, the film is a stark reminder that the watch words of the Holocaust need to be more than just words.

Evelyn Markus was raised in Holland by parents who witnessed the growing anti-Jewish violence of the 1940s. Her parents survived the Holocaust when Allied soldiers liberated them in 1945. When Markus saw signs of the same disturbing trends returning to the Netherlands, she left the land her family called home for centuries. Today she confronts the hatred that drove her out, and embraces her life’s mission — to prevent one of history’s darkest chapters from repeating.

There is no charge for tickets for this special screening, but advance reservations are required.