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And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank

by The Staff February 20, 2015


  The new show from the Theatre Institute at Sage, James Still’s And Then They Came for Me: Remembering the World of Anne Frank, is a “multimedia exploration of the Holocaust that combines live actors with ...

Schacht Fine Arts Center


by Shawn Stone June 12, 2014


  Rule of thumb: If a movie is in some way about the Holocaust, the filmmakers have failed if the audience walks out “inspired” or feeling uplifted in some way. Director and co-writer Pawel Pawlikowski has ...

Grim Humanity

by Shawn Stone March 29, 2012


Another Holocaust movie? Yes, another Holocaust movie—and a good one, this time. And by “good,” I mean a drama without easy answers and only tarnished heroes. The Oscar-nominated In Darkness tells the harrowing story of a ...

No Happy Endings, Please

by Shawn Stone August 31, 2011


  This involving Holocaust drama is not an exercise in historical instruction. Sarah’s Key sets the overwhelming evil of genocide in a larger context spanning six decades, and builds its heart-wrenching drama around characters who mostly ...