Wake Forest University Screening
The Documentary Film Program and Wake Forest University will host a screening of the The Last Flight of Petr Ginz and Yom HaShoah Community Observance on Sunday, April 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the Porter B. Byrum Welcome Center.
The screening is co-sponsored by Wake Forest University Office of Advancement, Office of the Chaplain, Office of Jewish Life, Hillel and Temple Emanuel.
Graham Center Screening
The Bob Graham Center for Public Service will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on March 28th at 6:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center on the University of Florida campus.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion led by UF professor and the film’s co-director Dr. Churchill Roberts. Sydney Taussig, one the few Terezin survivors who knew Petr Ginz, will also participate in the panel discussion.
Houston Jewish Film Festival
The Houston Jewish Film Festival will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on Sunday, March 10 at 1 p.m. and on Tuesday, March 12 at 2 p.m.
The screening will take place at 3:15 p.m. at the Bill Cosford Cinema at the University of Miami.
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at the Washington Jewish Film Festival on Thursday, January 10 at 7 p.m.
The WJFF brings to the nation’s capital films that bring to life issues and create dialogues about the Jewish experience, with a particular emphasis on seeking unexpected stories and debunking stereotypes.
Last Flight Screens in Hong Kong
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz is making its Asian premiere at the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival. The film will screen in Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday, November 13th. The HKJFF is Asia’s first festival showcasing the best Jewish-themed films from around the world.
Last Flight to make UK Premiere
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at the 16th UK Jewish Film Festival on Sunday, November 18 at 4:45 p.m. at Tricycle Cinema in London. The screening is sponsored by the René Cassin Foundation.
The Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at The Rodgers Center for Holocaust
Education at Chapman University on November 13 at 7 p.m. at the Chapman
Auditorium/Memorial Hall. Director Sandy Dickson will participate in a discussion
about the film immediately following the screening.
The event is hosted by the Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education, The
Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and the Sala and Aron Samueli Holocaust
Last Flight Screens in Italy
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at the Pitigliani Kolno’a Festival in Rome, Italy on November 2nd. The festival, hosted by the Jewish center Pitigliani, is dedicated to the topic of Jewish and Israeli film.
Jacksonville Film Festival
The Jacksonville Film Festival will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on Thursday, November 1 at 4 p.m.
The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival will feature a screening of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on October 29.
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants 24th Annual International Conference in Cleveland, Ohio on October 26 at 9 p.m
Cleveland Jewish Film Festival
The Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish
FilmFest will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on October 25 at 4:00 p.m.
The Rufus M. Ullman Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland is
sponsoring the screening.
Last Flight Educational Tour
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz is screening in several Croatian schools as part of the Zagreb Jewish Film Festival’s Educational Morning Tours. The educational program pairs the film screening with a lecture by Mr. Branko Lustig, an Oscar-winning film producer and survivor of Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen. The screening and lecture are followed by a discussion with the student audience.
The educational tour will visit schools in Čakovec, Zadar and Knin. Around 1000
students, aged 13 and 14, are expected to participate in the program.
The Last Flight Makes its Public Debut in Israel
The Jerusalem International Film Festival will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz on July 10th and 11th.
Zagreb Jewish Film Festival Screening
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at the Zagreb Jewish Film Festival on May 24th. The film will screen as part of a program to “introduce the tragedy of Holocaust to pupils and students and to teach them, through that prism, the value of tolerance and acceptance of diversity.”
The screening will be followed by a presentation by Branko Lustig. The honorary president of the festival and a double Oscar winner, will discuss his own experiences in the concentration camps Auschwitz and Bergen‐Belsen.
Last Flight Screens in Czech Republic
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz will screen at one of the largest and oldest festivals of its kind in the world.
The 52nd Annual Zlin International Film Festival for Children and Youth will feature the documentary on May 31st in its Informative-Panorama division.
Last Flight Makes its Canadian Premiere
Last Flight Makes its Canadian Premiere
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz film will screen at The Toronto Jewish Film Festival on May 9. The second largest Jewish festival in North America, TJFF will feature 96 films from over 15 countries.
U.S. Embassies Receive Film
The U.S. State Department sent The Last Flight of Petr Ginz and the film’s study guide to its 190 embassies in March.
U.S. State Department Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, Hannah Rosenthal says, “Films like Petr Ginz, remind us of the power of the individual, the power of expression, the power of memory. It is a lesson we must all take to heart.”
Reading Public Museum Hosts Special Screening
On March 28th the Reading Public Museum included a special screening of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz as part of its exhibit Theresinestadt’s Children and Their Art.
Czech Republic Hosts the Last Flight of Petr Ginz 2012
The Czech Republic is hosting three months of activities built around The Last Flight of Petr Ginz to celebrate the life of Petr.
The festival will include multiple screenings of the film and related concerts and exhibitions promoting tolerance. There will also be screenings and workshops targeted toward teen audiences. The festival will run from March to August and is sponsored by the Czech government, OPONA (a Czech non-profit for promotion of democracy), and the Jewish Museum of Prague.
The Last Flight of Petr Ginz Selected as Closing-Night Film
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival will screen The Last Flight of Petr Ginz, “an exhilarating, moving documentary,” as its closing night film on February 29. The AJFF is the second largest Jewish film festival in the United States.
UN Holocaust Programme Features Special Screening of Last Flight of Petr Ginz
The film will screen at United Nations Headquarters in New York as part of the United Nations’ annual observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The January 25th screening will be followed by a Q&A session with the film’s directors. The audience will include UN Member States, UN staff and NGOs.
UN Unveils Study Guide
The Holocaust and United Nations Outreach Programme has produced a 32-page, full-color study guide to accompany The Last Flight of Petr Ginz. The study guide, available in the six official languages of the UN, and the film will be distributed to the global network of United Nations information centers (63 countries) for screenings and educational programs with students.
Special Event Screening in Prague
The Spanish Synagogue provided a beautiful setting for a private screening of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz in the Czech Republic. The event, held in association with the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Terezin Ghetto, was sponsored by European Shoah Legacy Institute, Jewish Museum in Prague, OPONA (Czech non-profit for promotion of democracy), The Embassy of the United States and the Embassy of the State of Israel.
Special Event Screening at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial
A private screening of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz was held at Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. Yad Vashem, The Czech Foreign Ministry, The Embassy of the Czech Republic and Wake Forest University sponsored the event, attended by Petr’s sister, Chava Pressburger, and her family.