Sun, Nov 05|
Holocaust Museum LA
Film Screening: The Survivor
Post World War II, Harry Haft is a boxer who fought fellow prisoners in the concentration camps to survive. Haunted by memories and guilt, he attempts to use high-profile fights against boxing legends like Rocky Marciano as a way to find his first love again.
Time & Location
Nov 05, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Holocaust Museum LA, 100 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
Directed by Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson and based on a true story, HBO Original film The Survivor stars award-winning actor Ben Foster as Harry Haft, who, after being sent to Auschwitz, survives not only the unspeakable horrors of the camp, but the gladiatorial boxing spectacle he is forced to perform with his fellow prisoners for the amusement of his captors. Unbeknownst to those who try to destroy him, Haft’s will to survive is driven by his quest to reunite with the woman he loves.
The Survivor is an examination of one man’s journey from unspeakable horrors to freedom, forgiveness and redemption.
This screening will be followed by a convesation with Alan Haft, son of Harry.