St. Louis Jewish Film Festival
August 19th at 12noon the St. Louis Jewish Film Festival presents
the St. Louis Premiere of a new Documentary film called Kinderblock 66 at the
Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema.
They came as
boys and left as men. Sixty-five years after they were liberated from
Buchenwald, four men trace their stories from the death marches of 1944 to
their liberation in 1945. The Communist led underground made a conscious
decision to protect the children in block 66. The block was led by Antonin
Kalina a Czech Communist and Gustav Schiller, a Polish Jew.
their efforts nearly 1000 boys survived. Alex Moskovic was one of them. His son
Stephen Moskovic made this film as a tribute to his father and the other child
survivors. They will both be at the premiere to introduce the film.
Kinderblcok 66 is sponsored by Dana and Troy
Pohlman and co-sponsored by the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center. Tickets
$12. To order on line go to www.brownpapertickets.com or call the ticket hotline at
314-442-3169. For more information go to stljewishfilmfestival.org