Saturday, Nov 03, 2012 7:00 PM EDT
(6:00 PM Doors)
- Saturday, Nov 03, 2012 10:00 PM EDT
Library & Archives Canada - Auditorium, Ottawa, ON
Please join us for the 3rd Major Event at the 3rd Annual Free Thinking Film Festival 2012.
The latest film from Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Michael King, uncovers the largely unknown stories of 13 heroic and courageous diplomats who, at tremendous personal cost, saved tens of thousands of Jews during World War II. The film follows Stephanie Nyombayire, a young Rwandan anti-genocide activist who lost 100 members of her family in the Rwandan Genocide of the 1990s, and Sir Martin Gilbert, the renowned 20th century and Holocaust historian, as they travel across 15 countries and three continents interviewing survivors and descendants of the diplomats. Nyombayire and Gilbert explore and contemplate the past in a quest, to understand what should be done to stop genocides in Darfur and elsewhere.
Speaker: Michael King, Producer & Director of “The Rescuers”.
After the film and Q&A, please join us for a private reception just outside the main auditorium.