Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The UN Holocaust Outreach Programme

This evening is the special screening of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz at the United Nations.

 The UN's Holocaust Programme will screen a new animated documentary film on the life and artwork of Petr Ginz, a Jewish boy from Prague who perished in the Holocaust at the age of 16, after spending two years in Terezin.  He was a brilliant child who wrote a diary, four novels and created 200 illustrations and paintings during his short life.

The screening will be held in partnership with the Documentary Film Program at Wake Forest University and the Documentary Institute at the University of Florida. A panel discussion with the filmmakers and Mr. Leo Lowy, a Holocaust survivor, will follow.

Film Screening and Panel Discussion of “The Last Flight of Petr Ginz”  
Venue: Conference Room 1, Temporary North Lawn Building (UNHQ)
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Contact: or online registration

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