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Film Screening of Renowned Artist and Holocaust Survivor Harry Somers

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

$18

The story of the late Harry Somers is no ordinary one: He escaped the horrors of Nazi Germany as a teenager, making a new life for himself that included creating remarkable works of art and becoming a renowned impressionist artist. Now, his story — and his words of wisdom — have become the subject of an engrossing and heartfelt documentary, “Portrait of Harry,” directed by Cinematographer, Erik Angra."Portrait of Harry"

  • 6:30 pm – Registration and light refreshments
  • 7:00 pm – Film screening and Skype Q&A with director Erik Angra
  • Post Q&A – Local author and educator, Lise Marlowe, will also speak about her book, “Bringing Beauty Into the World,” accompanied by students of the Elkins Park School, who contributed poems inspired by Harry Somers’ paintings.

 

Details

Date:
May 31
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$18
Website:
https://www.jfcsphilly.org/portraitofharry

Organizer

Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center
Phone:
215-464-4701
Website:
www.hamec.org

Venue

JFCS
345 Montgomery Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 United States
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Phone:
2158541874
Website:
https://www.jevshumanservices.org/