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Who Will Write Our History (USA, 2018, documentary, 90 minutes)
Sunday, November 11, 2018, 03:30pm
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New Jersey Premiere

Soon after the Nazis sealed the Warsaw Ghetto, a brave group of resistance fighters compiled and hid some 35,000 pages of testimonies about life in the ghetto. Gathered over three years, the documents were hidden underground in milk cans and metal cases. Combining excerpts from this secret archive with interviews and rare footage, this powerful documentary dramatizes the pen-and-paper rebellion waged by those who risked their lives to ensure that the truth would outlive them. The film is based on the book of the same name by Samuel Kassow.

Location AMC
English and Polish with English subtitles • Director: Roberta Grossman Speaker: Professor Samuel Kassow, Trinity College