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March 2019

None Shall Escape – I Saw it in the Movies Series

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saint’s Theatre, 918 Railroad Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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This film included Hollywood’s first overt presentation of the Nazi persecution of Jews. Released in 1944, it tells the story of a near-future, post-war tribunal of a Nazi officer. Through flashbacks dramatizing the testimony of witnesses, we see the officer’s transition from a WWI vet to an unrepentant Nazi mass murderer. For the 1944 movie goer, this film shockingly and openly presented the reality of cattle cars loaded with Jews on their way to death. A gripping drama about human evil which was eerily predictive of the 1960…

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April 2019

Journey to Justice – I Saw it in the Movies Series

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
All Saint’s Theatre, 918 Railroad Ave
Tallahassee, FL 32301 United States
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In this 2006 documentary, Howard Triest tells the story of his family’s experiences as German Jews and the choices they made as the Nazi oppression became unbearable. Choiceless choices. Howard fled in 1939 at age 16. His sister was rescued in France and became a rescuer of other children. Howard returned to Europe as an American soldier and then served as an interpreter for the psychiatrists at the Nuremberg Trial. His depictions of the defendants are incisive, if not chilling. Filmed in five countries, historic film and photographs are…

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