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01/25/2013

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RELIGION BRIEFS The former commandant's villa stands empty on the site of the Plaszow concentration camp in Poland. The camp is part of the focus of a film about the Holocaust to be shown in Sarasota on March 4. Photo by Cancre/Wikipedia CONGREGATION TO OFFER FILMS ON THE HOLOCAUST Extraordinary Holocaust Films, a program • Feb. 25: Nicholas Winton: The Power of Good — This recent documentary is the inpresented by the Congregation for Humanistic spiring story of the 28-year-old British citiJudaism and led by Irene Mirkovic, a Holozen who devised a daring rescue operation caust Museum docent and Lifelong Learning that saved 669 children during the HoloAcademy instructor, will begin in early Febcaust. This film won an International Emmy ruary and continue through early March, the Award. Congregation has announced. • March 4: Inheritance — A documentary The following schedule has been set for the that brings the issues of forgiveness and films: redemption to the fore. More than 60 years after World War II, Monica, the daughter of • Feb. 4: Out of the Ashes — a made-for-TV Amon Goeth (commandant of the Plaszow docudrama that deals with the moral choicconcentration camp) meets Helen, who was es made by Dr. Gisella Perl, who was incarenslaved by Goeth as a child during the Hocerated in Auschwitz. Was she an angel or locaust. Each woman in her own way tries a Nazi collaborator? to face the nightmares that have haunted her for her entire life. • Feb. 18: Berga: Soldiers of Another War — a documentary that tells the true story All the films will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at UNIof 350 American soldiers forced to profess TY, 3023 Proctor Road, Sarasota. their religious faith, some of whom were Gentiles who "looked Jewish." These little CHJ members will be admitted free; admisknown and long-forgotten American heroes sion for non-members is $5 per film. showed acts of great courage and fellow- For more information, call 929-7771 or visit ship. www.chj-sarasota.org.

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