LOOKING AT THE HOLOCAUST THROUGH FILM: A Conversation with Writer, Historian and Film Consultant Dr. Michael Berenbaum. Moderated by Michael S. Glickman, Gold Coast Arts Board Member.
Dr. Michael Berenbaum is an American Scholar, professor, rabbi, writer, and filmmaker, who specializes in the study of the Holocaust. He is the Director of the Sigi Ziering Institute: Exploring the Ethical and Religious Implications of the Holocaust, and a Professor of Jewish Studies at American Jewish University in Los Angeles.
He was Project Director overseeing the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the first Director of its Research Institute and later served as President and CEO of the Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation, which took the testimony of 52,000 Holocaust survivor in 32 languages and 57 countries. His work in film has won Emmy Awards and Academy Awards.
Dr. Berenbaum is the author and editor of eighteen books, scores of scholarly articles and hundreds of journalistic pieces. He won the Simon Rockower Memorial Award of the American Jewish Press Association three times in three different categories during a two-year period.
To view the CONVERSATION, please click on the video below.
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After the conversation, and in honor of Holocaust Remembrance, we invite you to explore over a dozen moving films and a podcast series about the Holocaust that are worth seeing, listening to and sharing. These are just a few of the many narrative and documentary projects that filmmakers from all over the world have made to tell the stories that need to be told.
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