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August 1 | 6:00 pm - August 4 | 6:00 pm
High school students reenact Holocaust survivors’ touching stories of resolve, in WITNESS THEATER, a unique program of staged testimonies. Seeking to transmit these accounts to the next generation, a New York drama therapist gets survivors and teens together to chronicle history, one generation to another. Their blossoming friendship culminates in a joint performance, keeping history alive through theatrical storytelling.
Tuesday Talkback – Live Zoom Discussions
August 4, 7:00 PM
Panel discussion presented by our sponsor, the Holocaust Resource Center of Buffalo. Panelists include: Sophia Veffer (Holocaust Survivor), Dr. William Lin (2nd Generation Survivor), Dr. Nurit Fischer-Shemer (3rd Generation Survivor), and Dr. Andrew Kahn, Founding Director of the Anne Frank Project. A zoom link invite for the discussion will be emailed to you with the film link. If you plan to participate in the live zoom event you will need to register with Katie Wzontek at email@example.com.
Please Note: Sales of tickets will stop 2 hours prior to the screening window time. Films can be streamed on any “smart” device: a smart TV, a desktop or laptop computer, a tablet, or even a smart phone. If you have the capacity for phone-to-TV-screen mirroring, that is also an option. Two hours prior to the film screening window you will be sent an email with a unique screening link. For the safety and integrity of our film festival and patrons, you must not forward this link to anyone. The link will only be good during the designated 72 hour screening time.