Wednesday, October 29, 2008

A Celebration of Hope

On Sunday, November 2 at 7pm Rachel Bower will premiere her short film Time Apart: A History of Hope as part of an event called "A Celebration of Hope". The film was co-directed by Rachel Bower and Warren Brown. It is part of Holocaust Education Week 2008 and it includes guest speaker Holocaust Survivor Felicia Carmelly and a performance by violinist Sean Kemp. It happens at Dalhousie University in the McCain Arts Building in the Scotia Bank Auditorium on 6135 University Avenue in Halifax.
Time Apart: A History of Hope (42 minutes)
Seventy-seven-year old Holocaust survivor Alice Zuckerman never gave up hope of finding her family, lost after the Second World War. Alice reunites with her family and takes us on a moving journey through old Eastern Europe.

Felicia Carmelly
Born in 1931 in Romania, Felicia was deported to the concentration camps in Transnistria. She experienced firsthand the evil of the Nazis and encountered the brutalities of Communism.

Sean Kemp
Sean tours with Juno-Award-nominated Lennie Gallant. Sean has scored music for TV5 and for the National Film Board.

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