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FILM SCREENINGS

  • Varian and Putzi: A 20th-Century Tale

    2003. USA. Richard Kaplan. 80 min.

  • Assignment: Rescue

    1997. USA. Richard Kaplan. 28 min.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011, 8:00 p.m.

Theater 1 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 1), T1



  • Varian and Putzi: A 20th-Century Tale

    2003. USA. Written, directed, and produced by Richard Kaplan. A documentary about two Americans who graduated from Harvard and took different paths during the rise of the Third Reich: Varian Fry, who rescued hundreds of European artists and intellectuals from the Nazis, and Ernst “Putzi” Hanfstängel, who, until his return to the United States in 1937, was Hitler’s foreign press chief. 80 min.

  • Assignment: Rescue

    1997. USA. Directed by Richard Kaplan. Made for the Varian Fry Foundation/IRC. Narrated by Meryl Streep. A short documentary about Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee during World War II. 28 min.

In the Film exhibition Richard Kaplan: Wayfarer and Truth-Teller

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