*Thursdays at Noon Films: Near Normal Man

The Goethe Institut & SFPL Present: Lest We Forget
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Ben Stern, a Holocaust survivor for whom the past is never past and whose courage, kindness and faith remain intact, is tested once again, in a fiercely public battle against the Nazis in Skokie, Illinois.

Near Normal Man is a documentary film, told in first-hand account by Ben Stern, a Polish Jew, who survived 2 ghettos, 9 concentration camps and 2 death marches.

Stay with us after the film for a Q&A session with Ben Stern.

Director: Charlene Y. Stern

Rated: NR, 28 min. 2015

This is a Films & Videos program from SFPL. From feature films to youth-made videos, we’ve got something great to watch.

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