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Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Son of Saul
April 19, 2016 at 6:00 pm| Free
October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau.
Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners isolated from the camp and forced to assist the Nazis in the machinery of large-scale extermination. While working in one of the crematoriums, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body from the flames, find a rabbi to recite the mourner’s Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial.
Academy Award Winner Best Foreign Language Film 2016
Golden Globe Awards Winner Best Foreign Language Film 2016
Winner Grand Prix Cannes Festival
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