Anne Frank Remembered
Documentary Film & Discussion
Sunday, February 26 at 1:30 pm
Jon Blair wrote, directed and produced this documentary featuring Kenneth Branagh, Glenn Close and Miep Gies (the woman who hid Anne Frank), which won an Academy Award for Best Documentary Film. Blair was honored by Queen Elizabeth II in 2015 for his contribution to film. She made him a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, one of the UK’s highest awards.
Come see this memorable film, hear about Jon Blair’s unique experiences, and enjoy refreshments with friends.
- Free with admission or membership.
- RSVP by February 23 to 248.553.2400, ext. 112 or RSVP@holocaustcenter.org. Space is limited.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
As a way to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust, January 27 was designated International Holocaust Remembrance Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 2005.
As part of the commemoration, a special ceremony honored Dr. Guy Stern, the director of the Harry and Wanda Zekelman International Institute of the Righteous at the Holocaust Memorial Center. where he received the French Knight of the Legion of Honor medal. Presented by the French Consul General, the award was created by Napoleon in 1802 and is the highest honor the country can bestow upon those who achieved remarkable deeds for France. Dr. Stern was honored for his role in liberating the country during World War II. Hear Dr. Stern speak about his service in The Ritchie Boys, a special military intelligence unit of the U.S. Armed Forces, in the video below.
A History for Today
On view January 20 through June 4, 2017
This powerful exhibit, developed by the Anne Frank House and sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, tells the story of the Frank family before, during and after the rise of the Nazis. It shows how people were persecuted by political decisions and by the actions of individuals, and it depicts individuals who chose to become perpetrators, those who were bystanders, and those who were willing to resist Nazi tyranny. Learn more >
Join us for one of the exciting programs featuring the Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibit! You can learn more about these opportunities, admission, and RSVP, here >
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