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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Screening of Unseen Holocaust and Panel Discussion

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25 April 2019

Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm
Venue: ArtsTwo Lecture Theatre

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A 2014 TV film based on professor Jeremy Hicks's research and including rare, neglected and previously unseen footage from the Russian film archive depicting the Holocaust, especially the Nazis' mass shootings of Soviet Jews in 1941 and 1942.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion chaired by Jeremy Hicks.

The panel is:

  • Ilya Altman (Russian historian, Professor of Russian State University of the Humanities, Moscow and founder and co-chairman of the Russian Research and Educational Holocaust Center, Moscow).
  • Stuart Liebman (Professor Emeritus, Department of Media Studies, Queens College and Ph.D. Programs in Art History and Theatre, CUNY Graduate Center, expert on film and the Holocaust)
  • Claire le Foll (Associate Professor of East European Jewish History and Culture, University of Southampton, Parkes Institute for the study of Jewish/non-Jewish relations)

Following the screening and panel discussion, there will be a drinks reception and an opportunity to see Ilya Altman’s exhibition: 'The Holocaust: Annihilation, Liberation, Rescue.'