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900 West 34th Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90089

January 2019

The Last of the Polish Jews

January 17, 2019 • 7:00 pm PST
Ray Stark Family Theatre, 900 West 34th Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Los Angeles filmmaker/poet/writer/musician Fred Engelberg made the documentary The Last of the Polish Jews(1971) in the wake of a 1968 campaign to force all Jews out of Poland. Lost for decades, the previously unknown film follows the Danish organization REFUGEE HELP, which facilitated the assimilation of Jews who fled Poland to Copenhagen via an off-season hotel boat. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion about today’s global refugee crises, with USC professor Roberto Suro, who has written extensively about migration and refugee…

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