20th Annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival Presents Two Who Dared: The Sharps' War and Yom Hashoah

April 17, 2013
7:30 pm

Kligerman-Greenspun Performance Hall, Yiddish Book Center at Hampshire College
1021 West St
Amherst, MA 01002
United States
42° 19' 19.2036" N, 72° 31' 39.7344" W
Handicap access available
Free admission
Contact:
Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies
413-545-3659

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.

screening with...

YOM HASHOAH  

(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.