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Screening of “An Unknown Country” Documentary at Sunscreen Film Festival
May 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
The screening of An Unknown Country at The Sunscreen Film Festival is co-sponsored by the Florida Holocaust Museum. The Museum’s Executive Director, Elizabeth Gelman, will welcome viewers to the film and introduce the film’s Director, Eva Zelig.
The documentary, An Unknown Country, tells the story of European Jews who escaped Nazi persecution to find refuge in an unlikely destination: Ecuador, a South American country barely known at the time. The film follows the exiles’ perilous escape and difficult adjustment as they remake their lives in an exotic, unfamiliar land.
Tickets are $8.00 and can be purchased through TicketLeap:
The film will be screened at American Stage Theater.