Co-Sponsored by HKJFF – 2015


 

November 5, 2015

 Yitzhak Rabin

Yitzhak Rabin, Warrior of Peace

a new film by Yves Azeroual

7:15pm Ceremony
with Consul General of Israel Sagi Karni
to be followed by the film
Admission Free 

Jewish Community Centre
70 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels

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THE HONG KONG JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL, THE CONSULATE GENERAL OF ISRAEL AND THE JCC INVITE YOU TO A FILM TO COMMEMORATE 20 YEARS SINCE THE ASSASSINATION OF PRIME MINISTER YITZCHAK RABIN

Yitzhak Rabin 1922 – 1995

20 years after his murder, Yitzhak Rabin’s granddaughter Noa Rabin draws a portrait of a man of courage who devoted his life to his country, in a quest to bring about peace.A former IDF Chief of Staff, Rabin understood war well, and wanted to avoid it again at any price. This decision would cost him his own life…Kindly RSVP to enquiries@jcc.org.hk or 2801-5440

 

May 13, 2015, Genocide Awareness Event

Watchers of the Sky
Screening at 7:15-9:15pm
Agnes B. Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre

Awards for Watchers of the Sky:

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HKJFF was proud to Co-Sponsor ‘Watchers of the Sky’
with the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Center
WATCHERS OF THE SKY interweaves four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, while setting out to uncover the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin – the man who created the word “genocide,” and believed the law could protect the world from mass atrocities. Inspired by Samantha Power’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, A Problem From Hell, WATCHERS OF THE SKY takes you on a provocative journey from Nuremberg to The Hague, from Bosnia to Darfur, from criminality to justice, and from apathy to action.The Hong Kong Premiere of Watchers of the Sky will be followed by a panel discussion addressing modern genocide as well as mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and the 40th anniversary of the Cambodian genocide.

Panelists included:

  • Kerry Propper, Producer, Watchers of the Sky
  • Dr Khamboly Dy, Head of Cambodia’s Genocide Education Project
  • Dr Mark Kielsgard, Scholar of the Armenian Genocide at City University HK

Agnes B. Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 7-10pm. Tickets were available on URBTIX

 

 

 

January 27, 2015 HKHTC Logo

Night Will Fall
Screening at 8:30pm
Immediately following the 7pm Ceremony
featuring a keynote address by Army Sergeant Rick Carrier (ret.).

HKJFF was proud to Co-Sponsor ‘Night Will Fall’
with the
Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Center
for
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
27 January 2015A newly-released film made with the help of Alfred Hitchcock, which tells the story of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camps. Using remarkable archival footage and testimony from both survivors and liberators, it chronicles the efforts made to document the almost unbelievable scenes that the allies encountered on Liberation.This screening is co-presented by the Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Centre and the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival.Book now for these and more events at info@hkhtc.org.
Visit the Hong Kong Holocaust Tolerance Centre website: www.hkhtc.org
The ceremony and the film on the 27th will take place and be shown at the Jewish Community Centre – One Robinson Place, 70 Robinson Road
 

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