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October 04, 2018
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Ticket Price:
Free

Time:
7 p.m.

Location:
The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center
One East 65th Street
New York, New York 10065

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Prosecuting Evil:
The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
Film

Film Screening and Discussion

Barry Avrich’s gripping new documentary tells the fascinating story of Ben Ferencz—the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor and lifelong advocate of “law not war.” After witnessing Nazi concentration camps shortly after liberation, Ferencz became the lead prosecutor in the Einsatzgruppen case at Nuremberg, which has been called the biggest murder trial in history. All 22 Nazi officials tried for murdering over a million Jews were convicted. Ferencz went on to advocate for restitution for Jewish victims of the Holocaust and later for the establishment of the International Criminal Court. His fight for justice for victims of atrocity crimes continues today.

Speakers
Barry Avrich, Director and Producer, Prosecuting Evil
Benjamin B. Ferencz, last living Nuremberg prosecutor and lifelong advocate of “law not war”
Anna Cave, Director, Ferencz International Justice Initiative, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Co-presented with:

Photo: Robin Utrecht



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212.507.9580


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