Crossroads Film & Discussion Series: Son of Saul

  • Wednesday, May 18, 2016
  • 6:00 PM
  • Red River Theatres, 11 S Main St, Concord, NH 03301
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Advance Registration Closed: Tickets Available at the Door Starting at 5 PM

Wednesday, May 18 at 6 PM
Red River Theatres, Concord

A screening of the 2016 Oscar-winning Best Foreign Language Film (rated R) in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day and Jewish American Heritage Month. Sponsored by the Lantos Foundation; part of the Council's Crossroads Film & Discussion Series.

Featured speaker: Katrina Lantos Swett, President, Lantos Foundation


11 S. Main Street, Concord NH 03301

Advance registration required online or by phone at 603.314.7970; $10 suggested donation

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Temple Adath Yeshurun, Manchester


ABOUT THE FILM:

During World War II, a Jewish worker (Géza Röhrig) at the Auschwitz concentration camp tries to find a rabbi to give a child a proper burial.

"Somehow, Nemes finds a balance: his exhausting movie pays its respects but also burns with rage. "Full review

Anthony Lane·The New Yorker

"Son of Saul is the debut film of 38-year-old director László Nemes, and it is a work of remarkable power, a chilling investigation into the intimate mechanics of mass murder.Full review

Christopher Orr·The Atlantic

WATCH THE TRAILER

1 hr 57 minutes. Rated R for disturbing, violent content and some graphic nudity. With English subtitles.


ABOUT KATRINA LANTOS SWETT

Katrina Lantos Swett, Ph.D, currently serves as Chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). In March of 2012, she was appointed to USCIRF by Senator Harry Reid and Six months later was elected to serve as Chair. She served as Vice Chair for one year and in 2014 she was once again elected as Chair. 

Dr. Lantos Swett established the Lantos Foundation in 2008 to carry on the work of her father, the late Congressman Tom Lantos, who was the only Holocaust survivor to serve in the U.S. Senate. In addition, she has taught Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy at Tufts University, a subject she also taught at the University of Southern Denmark during her husband’s tenure as US Ambassador to Denmark.  While living in Copenhagen, Katrina led a successful advocacy effort to convince the Danish government to take action against illicit trafficking of women and children through Denmark. 



 

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