The Center for Holocaust and Genocide Research's
Dr. Paul Bartrop presents "Oslo and the Rescue of Norwegian Jewish Children." | October 12th, 6-7 pm
Please join FGCU's Center for Holocaust and Genocide Research on Tuesday, October
12th, 2021 from 6-7 pm ET, for “Oslo and the Rescue of Norwegian Jewish Children”
presented by FGCU emeritus history professor Dr. Paul Bartrop via Zoom. A Q&A will
follow the presentation and registration is required.
Join Holocaust scholar, Paul R. Bartrop, PhD., as he examines the activities of the Oslo Jewish Children’s Home during the German occupation of Norway. The lecture will celebrate a group of dedicated women who devoted themselves to the children and facilitated their rescue across the border into Sweden. Dr. Bartrop is Professor Emeritus of History of FGCU.
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"Every Face Has A Name" Screening and Talk with Documentary Filmmaker Magnus Gertten | Coming Spring 2022
Coming in Spring 2022, the FGCU Bradshaw Library University Archives and Special Collections will host a screening of the documentary, Every Face Has A Name. After the screening, there will be time for a Q&A with the director of the film, Magnus Gertten.
Synopsis of the film
What is it like to be captured during war and mistaken for being a spy? How is it to live six years in hiding dressed like a girl, when you are a young boy? What happens when you have experienced such gruesome things, that you are trying to keep your own memory away? In Every face has a name Elsie, Bernard, Nerit and other survivors from 2nd World War tell their stories as they discover themselves in an archive reel shot on April 28, 1945. The day they were finally being liberated from the German camps. In the archive film they are anonymous faces in large crowds of refugees. But they all have a name. And they all have a story to tell. Stories about escape, survival and starting life again. Just like the many stories we hear about refugees in Europe today.
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