Greensboro College Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day With Film Screening

"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College presents a free, public screening of the film "Aftermath" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Hannah Brown Finch Memorial Chapel on campus. A discussion will follow.

The screening marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed globally each year on Jan. 27, the anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp by the Red Army in 1945.

"Aftermath," in Polish with English subtitles, is a 2012 thriller that, while fictional, is tied to the July 1941 extermination of Jewish residents of the Polish town of Jebwadne by their non-Jewish neighbors with the approval of the Nazis, who occupied Poland at the time.

Set in 2001, the film tells the story of two Polish brothers, one a lifelong resident of Poland and one recently returned from living in Chicago, who encounter resistance as they seek to learn what their family's role might have been in the disappearance of their town's Jewish residents during World War II.

For more information about Greensboro College's Holocaust collection and programs, contact Jonathon Epstein, visiting associate professor of sociology, at

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,150 students from 26 states, the District of Columbia and 10 nations in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."

- A Press Release

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