Posts Tagged as ‘Holocaust’

breakthrough beat: We’re hitting the stage – “Yo Miss! Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide!”

What are your plans for the weekend? Join Breakthrough from November 3-6th, for the play Yo Miss! Teaching Inside the Cultural Divide! at the popular Nuyorican Poets Cafe. Actor and writer Judith Sloan uses theater and music to remix stories from her extensive experience with immigrant/refugee teenagers and incarcerated youth. She interweaves their stories with [...]

November 1, 2011 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-side chats: Our talk with those behind HBO’s “A Small Act” who show the importance of small gifts

A young teacher from a modest home in Sweden sent a small donation through a school’s global education fundraiser. Years later, Hilde Back, a Holocaust survivor, discovers that her small act actually changed the lives of hundreds of children in Kenya, by changing the course of one man’s life, Chris Mburu. We were excited to [...]

July 12, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

b-activists: FREE SCREENING – Holocaust survivor’s film, “Worse Than War” aims to prevent genocide on Hitler anniversary

Documentary, Worse Than War, takes a look into the journey of Daniel Goldhagen, a Holocaust scholar, as he travels across eight countries to visit the sites of atrocious mass murders. Set for its first screening on August 6th in Aspen, the film includes survivors, killers, witnesses, leaders and journalists; all of whom help shed light [...]

July 27, 2009 by katherine | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Righteous Pictures brings in Genocide Prevention Month with film “The Last Survivor”

April is Genocide Prevention Month, and the first step to prevention is awareness.  Righteous Pictures is a production company entirely committed to using movies to highlight social issues. In their upcoming project, The Last Survivor,  Michael Pertnoy and Michael Kleiman bring together the stories of four survivors-turned-activists from the genocides in Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, and Congo.  Watch [...]

April 2, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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