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Sunday, February 17 • 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Rumbula's Echo: The Mishnah, the Holocaust with Bullets and the Cost of Genocide (documentary)

See work-in-progress excerpts from "Rumbula's Echo", a powerful new documentary about the second largest massacre of the Holocaust (after Babi Yar). The documentary film project has been acclaimed in Europe, Israel and the U.S., by work-in-progress audiences as well as by Holocaust and genocide scholars. Discuss the cost to the world of the murders, of the entire Holocaust and of all genocide. The basis for the discussion is the work-in-progress excerpts and the Mishnah about how one who destroys a life destroys an entire world, and one who saves a life saves an entire world.

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Mitchell Lieber

Mitchell Lieber is the producer-director of the documentary "Rumbula's Echo". Additionally, he has directed three short films about the Holocaust in Latvia. In his early career he produced more than 125 interviews and documentaries for Chicago Radio station WNIB-FM (now WDRV). His genealogy search for information about his grandfather's parents is woven into Rumbula's Echo. His grandfather was a cantor/sofer from Latvia and his... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 1:40pm - 2:40pm
Room 605 Tower Floor 6