France, Jewish Identity, and the Holocaust: Yellow Stars of Tolerance and Cojot

France, Jewish Identity, and the Holocaust: Yellow Stars of Tolerance and Cojot

Film screenings

Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 7:00 pm

10$ general, 7$ students/seniors/AJHS members

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Join AJHS as we present new documentary work, one complete and one in production, by American filmmakers, who examine Jewish identity in France today, revisiting holocaust memory and commemoration in France in the late 20th century/early 21st century. Highly relevant given recent occurrences in France, the two documentaries look at various ways of addressing and reclaiming the ongoing genocide trauma and resisting and combatting violence.

Yellow Stars of Tolerance (Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland, 28 mins) documents a project to preserve yellow stars that were painted during the Holocaust in World War II on a synagogue exterior wall in Normandy, France to terrorize the local Jewish community. A testament to that terrible chapter of history, he preservation project emerges against the backdrop of the 70th anniversary commemoration of D-Day in Normandy in June 2014.

Cojot (In production, Boaz Dvir, 20 mins preview)

A suspenseful character study, COJOT tells the mostly unknown story of a Parisian banker catapulted twice onto history’s stage in 1975-­‐76. His journey begins during World War II in Nazi-­‐occupied France. It hits a fork in the road in Bolivia=when he hunts down ex-­‐Gestapo Commander KLAUS BARBIE. It peaks in Entebbe, Uganda when Cojot plays a pivotal role in the 20th century’s most daring hostage-­‐rescue operations. 

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Join AJHS as we present new documentary work, one complete and one in production, by American filmmakers, who examine Jewish identity in France today, revisiting holocaust memory and commemoration in France in the late 20th century/early 21st century. Highly relevant given recent occurrences in France, the two documentaries look at various ways of addressing and reclaiming the ongoing genocide trauma and resisting and combatting violence.

Yellow Stars of Tolerance (Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland, 28 mins) documents a project to preserve yellow stars that were painted during the Holocaust in World War II on a synagogue exterior wall in Normandy, France to terrorize the local Jewish community. A testament to that terrible chapter of history, he preservation project emerges against the backdrop of the 70th anniversary commemoration of D-Day in Normandy in June 2014.

Cojot (In production, Boaz Dvir, 20 mins preview)

A suspenseful character study, COJOT tells the mostly unknown story of a Parisian banker catapulted twice onto history’s stage in 1975-­‐76. His journey begins during World War II in Nazi-­‐occupied France. It hits a fork in the road in Bolivia=when he hunts down ex-­‐Gestapo Commander KLAUS BARBIE. It peaks in Entebbe, Uganda when Cojot plays a pivotal role in the 20th century’s most daring hostage-­‐rescue operations.