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MESSENGER FROM POLAND

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Organisation JW3
Event Name MESSENGER FROM POLAND
Event Type Film Screening
Venue JW3
Email Address [javascript protected email address]
Telephone 020 7433 8988
Website http://www.jw3.org.uk
Event Date/Time On Sunday 27th April 2014, 3:00PM until 5:00PM
Suitable For Adults
Admission Ticket Only
Cost Adult - Free Child - Free Concession - Free
Event Details Documentary on the story of resistance movement fighter Jan Karski, who, after witnessing the Holocaust, informed the Western Allies of the situation in the hope that they could help. Here he speaks about his wartime meetings with British and American leaders, including President Roosevelt and British Foreign Secretary, Anthony Eden reporting on their refusal to take Germany's extermination of European Jews and other victims as a matter of grave importance. Narrated by Jim Norton.

Post-film discussion Dr. David Cesarani OBE ( Research professor and author specialising in Jewish history, especially the Holocaust) and Martin Smith (writer and documentary film maker, BAFTA nominated and EMMY award)
With Spiro Ark and the Polish Embassy London and the attendance of Witold Sobkow, the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland

Operating under the auspices of The Board of Deputies of British Jews Charity No. 1058107