Feb 27, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area

In New York, women Holocaust survivors find joy in fight against poverty

The legacy of the Holocaust is always present in Germany, and the 70th Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival, which runs through March 1, is acknowledging that history with world premieres of the digitally restored versions of two feature films about Jews made just after World War II, along with other selections.

Earlier this year, the festival changed the name of its Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize, named for the festival’s founding director, following a report in the German newspaper Die Zeit revealing that Bauer had held a “high-ranking position” in the Nazi bureaucracy, a fact which had not been reported in the past. Die Zeit said that he had worked closely with Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels. Bauer died in 1986 and the prize was named to honor him the following year.

Full Story (The Times of Israel)

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