The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University
GOTTFRIED HELNWEIN - NINTH NOVEMBER NIGHT
A documentary on the works of Austrian painter Gottfried Helnwein commemorating the Reichskristallnacht.
Noted Austrian artist Gottfried Helnwein, obsessed with the fact that his society could ignore the deaths of six million victims, dedicates his art to Holocaust remembrance. When the 50th anniversary of Kristallnacht passes without commemoration, he creates an heroic art installation. Co-stars Maximiliam Schell, Sean Penn, Jason Lee.
2004, 23 min, Color, 35 MM DIRECTOR/MUSIC: Henning Lohner PRODUCER: Gisela Guttman CAMERA: Darreb Rystrom, Jason Lee EDITING: Max Carlson CAST: Gottfried Helnwein, Maximillian Schell, Sean Penn, Jason Lee TEXT: Simon Wiesenthal
A heroic art installation of Holocaust rememberance is assaulted by vandals, living proof of hatred that refuses to die.
About the JUC
The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University Center is the umbrella organization for Pittsburgh's local Hillel Foundations at the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, and surrounding campuses as well. Through its campus Hillels, the JUC celebrates Judaism socially, culturally, and religiously.
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