Thursday, April 28–Saturday, April 30
A series of events relating to the award-winning documentary, A Film Unfinished
These programs are dedicated to the memory of Miriam Bratu Hansen.
Yael Hersonski, Director of A Film Unfinished, will be present at all events.
Thursday, April 28: Free Screening of A Film Unfinished
A Film Unfinished
When: Thu, April 28, 7:00pm – 8:28pm
Where: Max Palevsky Cinema in Ida Noyes Hall (1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637) (map
Special Event! Yael Hersonski’s award-winning documentary interrogates a body of archival footage shot in the Warsaw ghetto in May 1942 under the Nazi propaganda machine. The film incorporates interviews with the cinematographer of the original footage, survivors’ responses, and reflections on the Nazi construction of images of Jewish life in the Ghetto. The special screening, in presence of director Yael Hersonski, is dedicated to the memory of Miriam Bratu Hansen. Free and open to the public, co-sponsored by The Chicago Center for Jewish Studies and The Human Rights Program (A roundtable discussion will take place at the Film Studies Center, Sat. April 30, 8:30pm.) 35mm
Friday, April 29: Workshop with Yael Hersonski
Saturday, April 30: “The Silence of the Archive: Roundtable Discussion on A Film Unfinished”
Film Studies Center
Cobb Hall, Rm. 307
5811 S. Ellis
8 pm: reception; 8:30 pm: roundtable
Registration for the roundtable is requested. Register at: http://filmstudiescenter.uchicago.edu/events/2011/silence-archive-roundtable-discussion-film-unfinished
These events are made possible by the Harriet and Ulrich Meyer Fund of the Chicago Center for Jewish Studies, and are presented in collaboration with the Department of Cinema and Media Studies, doc films, and the Human Rights Program.