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Boca Screening: The Rescuers (104 min., NR)

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Boca Screening: The Rescuers (104 min., NR)

Time: October 22, 2015 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: Boca Raton Museum of Art
Street: 501 Plaza Real
City/Town: Boca Raton
Website or Map: http://www.bocamuseum.org
Phone: 561-392-2500
Event Type: film, lecture
Organized By: Boca Raton Museum of Art
Latest Activity: Oct 18, 2015

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Event Description

The Rescuers directed by award-winning filmmaker Michael King, traces the effort of twelve diplomats who served in Europe during the Holocaust and, at great risk to themselves and at times their loved ones, assisted Jews in their attempt to flee Nazi persecution. The film follows Sir Martin Gilbert and Stephanie Nyombayire, a survivor of the Rwandan Genocide who has become an anti-genocide activist. Gilbert was an acclaimed and prolific British historian, who is one of the foremost historians on the Holocaust. An after-film discussion will be hosted by the Mandel JCC Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival Director Ellen Wedner and features Film Director Michael King and Film Producer Joyce Mandell. 

Members: Free, Non-Members: $12 (price includes admission). Seating is limited. RSVP is required. Call 561.392.2500, ext. 213 or email barango@bocamuseum.org.

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