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Who Will Write Our History With Special Guest Writer/Director/Producer Roberta Grossman

DATE & TIME

Tue, May 21 7:00 PM

ADDRESS (map)

721 E. Cota Street Santa Barbara, CA 93103

VENUE

Marjorie Luke Theatre

Santa Barbara Premiere Screening of WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY ”  …the most important unknown story of the Holocaust”
With Special Guest Writer/Director/Producer Roberta Grossman

The Marjorie Luke Theatre will present the Santa Barbara Premiere Screening of Who Will Write Our History, a new film by independent film writer/director/producer Roberta Grossman, Tuesday May 21 st , 2019 at 7:00pm at the historic Marjorie Luke Theatre. Grossman will be the special guest at the event and will discuss and take questions from the audience immediately following the 96-minute film.

Who Will Write Our History is executive produced by Nancy Spielberg and based on the book by Samuel Kassow. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group of journalists, scholars, and community leaders in the Warsaw Ghetto vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. Now, for the first time, their story is told in this documentary featuring the voices of three-time Academy Award Nominee Joan Allen and Academy Award winner Adrien Brody. Roberta Grossman is an award-winning filmmaker with a passion for history and social justice. She has written, directed and produced over 40 hours of film and television. Her documentary Seeing Allred on attorney Gloria Allred can currently be seen on Netflix.

The Marjorie Luke Theatre, know as ‘The People’s Theatre,’ is a perfect venue to present this screening, as it represents the power of people finding their voice and speaking the truth, something that happens regularly onstage at The Luke,” said Board President Rod Lathim. “This potent, timely film is important for all audiences to see, as much of history seems to be repeating itself. I encourage people to join us for an experience they will long remember.”

 

 

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