"Hearing one person tell their story gave a completely different perspective to what happened, as it wasn't about statistics or about a nation as a whole, but one person who lost his family and home." ~O. Avery (student)

Archive

September 14th, 2009

"Being Jewish In France" to be screened at Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Being Jewish in France, written and directed by Yves Jeuland, documents the history of French Jews from the period of the Enlightenment, when they were declared free, equal "brothers" to the virulent anti-Semitism of the Dreyfus affair and the stain of the Vichy regime's treatment of Jews.

September 13th

Review: Hotel Rwanda, Directed by Terry George

Hotel Rwanda (2004), directed by Terry George is based on the true-story events surrounding the heroic efforts of Paul Rusesabagina (played by Don Cheadle), an assistant manager at the Mille Collines international hotel in Kigali, Rwanda to save 1268 friends, neighbors and fellow countrymen caught up in the middle of the bloody genocide.