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Louisville Jewish Film Festival – The Light of Hope

March 1 @ 2:00 pm

The Light of Hope

Based on a true story, a young Red Cross nurse, Elisabeth Eidenbenz, arrives in the south of France in the 1940s to aid Jewish refugees. Appalled by the dire conditions facing pregnant women, and children, she converts an abandoned villa into a maternity home. When demands are made for her to turn over the Jews she must make a decision that could endanger everyone. Eidenbenz has been recognized by Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial.
Gaudi award for Best Film.

France/Spain, 120 minutes.

Speakers: Fred Gross, Holocaust survivor and author of One Step Ahead of Hitler: A Jewish Child’s Journey through France and Carolyn Humphrey, a nurse and author of Homecare Nursing Handbook

Winner of Best Film at the Gaudi Awards. 

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
jewishlouisville.org/filmfestival

Organizer

Marsha Bornstein
Phone:
502-238-2731
Email:
mbornstein@jewishlouisville.org
Website:
www.jewishlouisville.org/filmfestival

Venue

Village 8 Theatres
4014 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
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Phone:
502-897-1870
Website:
www.apextheatres.com