The Illegals and Displaced Persons
Documentary, USA/Israel (Palestine) 1947/1948, directed by Meyer Levin, 72 Min., English original version
Towards the end of 1947, the SS Unafraid departed from the shores of Italy on the way to Palestine with several hundred illegal Jewish immigrants on board. This journey on the troubled waters was filmed and brought to life in this moving documentary.
Documentary, Israel 1979, directed by Igal Bursztyn, ca. 48 Min.
A discussion with Tamar Lewinsky, curator of contemporary history, will follow the showing.
One of the accompanying events for the In a Foreign Country. Publications from the Displaced Persons Camps exhibition.
Where, when, what?
30 November 2015, 7.30 pm
Event in English language