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The Interrogation and talkback with Director, Erez Pery

Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Rockefeller Hall, 122
Central Campus

“The Interrogation," Directed by Erez Pery, is a  film which focuses on the post-war interrogation of Rudolf Höss. Höss was the longest-serving Kommandant at Auschwitz. The film is based on Höss’ autobiography composed in a Polish prison prior to execution. There are English subtitles.

A discussion with Dr. Pery will follow the film.

Dr. Pery is a film maker and film scholar from Israel. He is a senior lecturer at The School of Audio and Visual Arts at Sapir College in Israel. In the last 10 years, he has engaged artistically and academically with the topics of Memory, History and Trauma within visual culture. Dr. Pery is currently a fellow at the Taub Center at NYU.

The film’s trailer is available at this link:

Sponsored by the Jewish Studies Club and Jewish Studies Program with support from the Department of German Studies, Cornell History Department, Cornell Institute for European Studies (CIES), Cornell Historical Society, Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS), and the Institute for German Cultural Studies (IGCS).

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History, German Studies, Cornell Institute for European Studies, Institute for German Cultural Studies


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Ayla Cline

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Erez Pery

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Taub Center, NYU

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If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Ayla Cline as soon as possible.

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