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Reel Judaism Film Series
March 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The New Reform Temple launches the seventh season of its monthly film series for adults which brings to our community cutting edge, award winning films that will explore the Modern Jewish Experience.
Join us for a screening of:
The People vs Fritz Bauer
Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 pm
Theater at the Sulgrave Regency, 200 West 49th Street Kansas City, MO
RSVP to the Temple office at: 816-523-7809 or NRT7100@aol.com. Reservations are required – SPACE IS LIMITED!
Germany, 1957. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann. The lieutenant colonel, responsible for the mass deportation of the Jews, is allegedly hiding in Buenos Aires. Bauer, himself Jewish, has been trying to take crimes from the Third Reich to court ever since his return from Danish exile. However, there is little success so far due to the fierce German determination to repress its sinister past. Due to his distrust in the German justice system, Fritz Bauer contacts the Israeli secret service Mossad, and by doing so, commits treason. Bauer is not seeking revenge for the Holocaust – he is concerned with the German future.
Winner of 6 German Film awards including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay