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      Who Will Write Our History presented by GJF in Greenville

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      November 17, 2019

      Sunday   2:00 PM

      3300 Poinsett Highway
      Greenville, South Carolina 29613

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      Who Will Write Our History presented by GJF

      Film Screening & Panel Discussion Greenville Jewish Federation in partnership and sponsorship by Furman University, SC Holocaust Foundation, and the Selden Smith Foundation are pleased to present a special screening of WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY. Producer, Nancy Spielberg, and Director, Roberta Grossman will be in attendance and participate in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Melinda Menzer. Auditorium doors will open at 1:45 PM. The film screening will begin promptly at 2:00 PM with the Panel discussion immediately following.  About the Film In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary. Written, produced and directed by Roberta Grossman and executive produced by Nancy Spielberg, Who Will Write Our History mixes the writings of the Oyneg Shabes archive with new interviews, rarely seen footage and stunning dramatizations to transport us inside the Ghetto and the lives of these courageous resistance fighters. They defied their murderous enemy with the ultimate weapon – the truth – and risked everything so that their archive would survive the war, even if they did not. (credit to Get The Book That Inspired The Film Copies of Samuel D. Kassow's book "Who Will Write Our History?: Rediscovering a Hidden Archive from the Warsaw Ghetto" will be available for purchase at the event. Books retail for $18 but will be available in limited quantities $15 at the event. Books can be purchased in advance for pickup at the event for $12.  Tickets Greenville Jewish Federation is passionate about our community and Jewish education which is why students of all levels are invited to attend for Free. Furman students are eligible to receive CLP credit for attendance.  Seating may become limited so it is recommended to purchase in advance. Advance purchase tickets are $10, plus fees and will be $12 if purchased at the door.    FAQ Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? This event is open to guests of all ages. Students, middle through university, are Free with the presentation of student identification at the door.   What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event? There is plenty of parking at the auditorium. Accessible parking is more limited but available.   What can I bring into the event? We ask guests to limit the belongings brought in as we hope to fill every seat.   What's the refund policy? Greenville Jewish Federation in a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization. We do not offer refunds but will be happy to issue a donation letter for tax purposes upon written request for those who are unable to attend after purchasing a paid ticket.  Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Please be prepared to show your ticket to speed up entry. We will have a pre-paid list of ticket holders as a backup and ID may be required.    Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends? We prefer registration information be updated but understand a single individual may purchase on behalf of a group.

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