Sat, Nov 04|
Evans Performance Center
999: THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS OF THE HOLOCAUST FREE EVENT!
Austin Jewish Film Festival presents a Special Sneak Peak as part of the Educational Programming for AJFF. Meet the author and Filmmaker afterward. A special FREE hybrid Q&A/book event will follow the film with Heather Dune Macadam presenting about her books: 999 and Star Crossed.
Time & Location
Nov 04, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Evans Performance Center, 7300 Hart Ln, Austin, TX 78731, USA
About the event
999 unmarried, young Jewish women were registered for government service in a supposed shoe factory and ended up in Auschwitz. Their government had paid the Nazis to take them and work them to death. Who were these young women? Why were they chosen? How did a handful survive over three years in the death camps?An inspiring tale of a sorority of sisterhood.
WHY WE LIKE THIS FILM: An important and unusual story from the Shoah. Also a rare opportunity to see a film and be able to read the non-fiction book behind it, while hearing from the author and filmmaker.
BONUS PROGRAMMING: Director/Author Heather Dune Macadam will be at the festival to present the movie, her debut film, and to conduct a Q&A / special presentation on the non-fiction book she wrote that the movie is based on.