TWO WHO DARED: THE SHARPS’ WAR
(dir Artemis Joukowsky III, USA, 76 min, in English)
The story of a Unitarian minister, Waitstill Sharp, and his wife Martha, who left Wellesley, Massachusetts to help save thousands being persecuted by the Nazis in Eastern Europe during World War II. Hampshire College alumnus Artemis Joukowsky will be present to discuss his documentary about his grandparents.
(dir James E. Young, USA, 1994, 4 min., no dialog)
This short piece by James Young observes International Holocaust Remembrance Day from the streets of Jerusalem. Co-sponsored by the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival, the Institute for Holocaust, Genocide and Memory Studies, and theYiddish Book Center.
Introduction by James Young, UMass Amherst.