The Department of German Studies and the Film Studies and the Jewish Studies Programs present a screening of "Above the Drowning Sea", a documentary film by Nicola Zavaglia and René Balcer, narrated by Julianna Margulies. A short Q&A and reception will follow with René Balcer (Writer-Director, Co-executive Producer) and Carolyn Hsu-Balcer (Co-executive Producer). This event is free and open to the public.
Special thanks to alumna Lily Klebanoff Blake '64 for bringing this film to the College. We hope you will join us!
Film summary: On the eve of World War II, tens of thousands of Jewish refugees are trapped in Nazi-controlled Vienna. This is the epic story of their dramatic escape to Shanghai.