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Film: Violins of Hope: Strings of the Holocaust

Documentary Film Screening
Friday, 2/7/2020
3:00 - 4:30
Koret Auditorium
Main Library
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100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Documentary featuring Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein and his efforts to restore violins recovered from the Holocaust. Some were played by Jewish prisoners in concentration camps; others belonged to the Klezmer musical culture, which was all but destroyed by the Nazis.  Narrated by Academy Award-winner Adrien Brody. WVIZ/PBS. NR, 60 mins., 2016.

This program is part of the Violins of Hope San Francisco Bay Area presented in association with Music at Kohl Mansion, Burlingame, CA.

This free concert is funded by a generous grant from the Walter & Elise Haas Fund. Learn more at www.violinsofhopesfba.org.



Watch party and film discussions. 


This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.


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