News Update
November 13, 2004
Jewish Historical Society of Southern California
producer: Gisela Guttman, director: Henning Lohner
NEWS: FILMS OF JEWISH INTEREST at AFI FEST 2004 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 Maximilian Schell, Sean Penn, Jason Lee. Screens as part of the German Shorts Program, Saturday November 13 at 9:00pm and Sunday November 14 at 1:00pm

6505 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 313 L.A., CA 90048
The mission of the Jewish Historical Society of Southern California is to preserve and create awareness of local Jewish history while reaching out to the larger community. The Society conducts tours to sites of Jewish historical interest in the Los Angeles area, maintains an archive of community records, and helps produce film series, lectures, exhibits, publications, and oral histories. Please click on one of the links to the left to learn more about us.

The current major project of the Jewish Historical Society is rehabilitation of the Breed Street Shul in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of east Los Angeles. To learn more about this project, please click here to visit the extensive website of our subsidiary organization, Breed Street Shul Project, Inc.
All Screenings are at the ArcLight Hollywood
6360 Sunset Boulevard at Ivar
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