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February 2018

Rape of Europa

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In 2018, HERC begins its fourth movie series asking the question, "What did Americans know about the racism and horrors of the NAZI threat before and during WWII?" We'll continue to explore what has become quite obvious to our filmgoers – that what Americans knew about the discriminatory policies of the Nazis, the denial of free speech and religion, and the existence of brutal concentration camps inside Germany was quite extensive. Rape of Europa - Thursday February 22 All Saints…

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Holocaust Education Week February 26 Aftermath

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This film is about a peaceful and idyllic village in the Polish countryside harbors a dark secret: the collective murder of their Jewish neighbors during World War II. When two brothers unearth the secret, they must come to terms with the legacy of their family, their home town, and the narrative of their nation's history. All Saints Cinema at RR Square 7 pm • 918 1/2 Railroad Ave.

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Holocaust Education Week – Jan Gross Lecture

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Lecture – "Jews and their Neighbors in German occupied Poland”. Gross’s research in the 1941 Jedwabne pogrom showed that Polish gentiles were actually responsible for the murder of hundreds of Jewish residents of the town. Co-sponsored by Rintels Professorship for Holocaust Studies FSU Alumni Center • 5:30 pm 1030 West Tennessee Street

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March 2018

My Heart In A Suitcase

March 01 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, March 1 – 7 pm •Westminster Oaks 4449 Meandering Way at the Maguire Center Life in 1938 Germany is deteriorating quickly for the Lehmanns and Jews throughout the country. In order to protect their daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lehmann may have to say goodbye to her forever, and Anne must struggle to bring meaning out of despair as she clings to love and hope even in a world that seems to be filled with hatred and violence. Based on…

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The HERC Book Club – “Everyman Dies Alone” by Hans Falada

March 08 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

One German family’s courageous campaign to bring the horrific truths of Nazi rule to the citizens of Germany. The public is always welcome and encouraged to participate. Four books are selected this season and discussion groups will be held on the second Thursday every other month from September through March. All meetings will be held at the Main Branch of the Leon County Public Library in Program Room B from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Books are selected by a volunteer committee…

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