Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Screening Room presents As Seen Through These Eyes; Yom Hashoah program
Washington DCJCC

O-FLM-As Seen self portrait

In commemoration of Yom Hashoah, the DC premiere of a powerful new documentary

As Seen Through These Eyes
Monday, April 13, 7:00 pm

7:00 pm  Dedication of paintings donated to the Washington DCJCC by the children of the late Helen Covensky
7:30 pm  Film and discussion

O-FLM-As SeenUS, 2008, video, documentary
70 minutes
Director:  Hilary Helstein

Winner of 7 awards including Best Documentary-Palm Springs International Film Festival and Best Feature Documentary-Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

Maya Angelou narrates the compelling story of the holocaust as seen through the eyes of artists who created art as acts of rebellion, endurance and personal and historical record. The artists risked their lives to make lasting statements about the human spirit and survival against unimaginable odds. 

O-FLM-As seen gypsy girlFilm followed by discussion with filmmaker Aviva Kempner (Hank Greenberg, Partisans of Vilna) and Bernice Steinhardt, co-founder of Art and Remembrance, both daughters of holocaust survivors who were artists.

This film is supported by the Milton and Helen Covensky Fund at the Washington DCJCC.  Co-sponsored by The Generation After.

In the Aaron & Cecile Goldman Theater at the WashingtonDCJCC.
Tickets $10; Discounted member/student/senior price $9.

Time: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

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