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Two Who Dared

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TWO WHO DARED
A documentary by Artemis Joukowsky III
USA, 2012, 76 min., digital

Q & A and reception for the filmmaker after the screening.

This film tells the story of Unitarian minister, Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha who, just days prior to the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia, left their young children in Wellesley, Massachusetts to help save thousands being persecuted in Eastern Europe.
Who were these American heroes? What drove their willingness to put the well-being of strangers over that of themselves and their family?

Waitstill and Martha were also involved in the Feuchtwangers’ escape from France. They are two of only three Americans who have been honored as “Righteous Among Nations” by Yad Vashem.

Two Who Dared has received a number of awards in 2012 including the Special Jury Prize from the Amsterdam Film Festival; Official Selection, River’s Edge Film Festival, and Redemptive Storyteller Award, Redemptive Film Festival

The screening at Villa Aurora is part of a grassroots, community-based effort, at synagogues, churches, theaters, and schools; in cities world-wide!

For more information visit www.TwoWhoDared.com

RSVP required @ infola@villa-aurora.org - you’ll receive a confirmation.


Street parking is available on Los Liones Drive. Shuttle service begins at 6:00 pm and will start from Los Liones Drive, off Sunset Boulevard two blocks North-East of Pacific Coast Highway.
 
Please do not park on the Topanga State Park Lot! 

 

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Event Price

free for members / general $ 5

 

Organization

Villa Aurora / Artemis Joukowsky III and Robert Lemelson

 

Venue

Villa Aurora
520 Paseo Miramar
Pacific Palisades Los Angeles, CA 90272

 

Web Site

www.villa-aurora.org

 

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