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17:00 - 21:00 12 May 2011

Jews in postwar Poland


Chadwick lecture theatre | Chadwick Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Speaker information

Sir Martin Gilbert
Shimon Redlich
Antony Polonsky

Film screening of 'Our Children', which stars children who were survivors of the Holocaust and focuses on how they came to terms with their past. The film will be followed by a discussion on Jewish life in postwar Poland.

About the film: 'Undzere Kinder' ('Our Children') is a Yiddish film (with English subtitles) made in 1948. The film is one of the only postwar movies made in Yiddish and almost the last full length yiddish film to be made. It was also the first film which attempted to deal with the Holocaust. Suppressed by the postwar Polish Communist government as 'pro -Zionist' and lost for over 30 years, 'Our Children' was largely shot on location at an orphanage/school near Lodz.


Sara BenIsaac
+44 (0)20 7679 3520 | s.benisaac@ucl.ac.uk


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