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A Place of Hope | Pista (DOUBLE FEATURE)

  • Adelson Educational Campus 9700 Hillpointe Road Las Vegas, NV, 89134 United States (map)

Hosted by: Dam Short Film Festival

Moderated by: Barbara Tabach, Project Manager, UNLV Oral History Research Center with Ben Huber and Joshua Abbey, Directors, and featured Holocaust Survivors Henry Kronberg, Ben Lesser and Stephen “Pista” Nasser

Two original 30-minute documentaries about the activities of Las Vegas-based Holocaust Survivors. A PLACE OF HOPE details the Temple Beth Sholom initiative under the direction of Henry Kronberg to build a memorial garden in honor of the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto. Ben Lesser is also featured.

PISTA is a profile of Stephen “Pista” Nasser who has given over 1000 lectures to schools and community groups fulfilling his promise to his brother who died in his arms just before the Allied liberation.

Earlier Event: January 18
Look About You
Later Event: January 25
1945