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Fall 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015
The Return
Still from the film The Return
Film and talkback with director Adam Zucker
Talkback moderated by Neal Pease (UWM)
Presented by The Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies at UWM
Documentary, 83 min. | USA/Poland
7:00 pm UWM Union Cinema
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Free and open to the public

In the wake of the Holocaust and Soviet oppression, many of Poland’s remaining Jews hid their identity from their children. When Communism fell in 1989, the door to the past began to crack open, revealing a buried ancestry. The Return focuses on four young women facing the unique challenge of forging an identity in a vacuum, with little knowledge of their heritage.

A Town Called Brzostek | The Return postcard (PDF)

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