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On-Site Film Screenings: “Joe’s Violin” & “The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life”
April 23 @ 2:30 PM - 5:00 PMFree
Join Illinois Holocaust Museum for two short films, presented in partnership with JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival:
“Joe’s Violin” follows a 91-year-old Polish Holocaust Survivor who donates his violin of 70 years to a local instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old schoolgirl from the nation’s poorest congressional district, and, unexpectedly, his own. Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/233559584
“The Lady in Number 6” introduces the story of Alice Herz-Sommer, a German-speaking Jewish pianist from Prague who was, at her death, the world’s oldest Holocaust Survivor. In the film, she discusses the importance of music, laughter, and how to have an optimistic outlook on life. Watch the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWVNUVIQOZU
Tickets are FREE, but reservations are required: https://ihm.ec/jcc.4.23