The next film in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Cabaret, screening at 1:00 pm on August 28 in the Holocaust Museum’s theater at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. This movie musical explores Nazi ascendency in the waning days of the Weimar Republic through the lens of a Berlin cabaret and its patrons and employees, including the passionate and poignant American singer, Sally Bowles. The film includes Academy Award-winning performances by Liza Minelli and Joel Grey. Directed by Academy Award winner Bob Fosse, this 1972 film has a running time of 124 minutes.
Introductory remarks and a post screening discussion will be facilitated by educator and author David Benkof, who has a master’s degree in modern Jewish history from Stanford focusing on the Holocaust. Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public, although reservations are requested. For further information, call 314-442-3711 or email AGoldfeder@JFedSTL.org. To view upcoming films in the Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series, visit HMLC.org/FilmSeries.