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Films on Righteous Gentiles

08/03/2020 - 08/24/2020

Nathan Vicar | Detroit Jewish News

The Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR) is launching an online movie series featuring its award-winning documentaries about Righteous Gentiles who saved Jews during the Holocaust. The films will premiere as Facebook “Watch Parties” on the JFR’s Facebook page on Monday evenings at 8pm ET, Aug. 3-24. The films focus on the heroism of rescuers Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds (Knoxville, TN), airing Aug. 3; Krystyna Jakubowska (Poland), airing Aug. 10; and Helena Weglowska (Poland), airing Aug. 17. The page will also screen the documentary celebrating the life of Roman Kent, the Holocaust survivor and president of the JFR on Aug. 24.

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