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Civic Cinema: A Song For You

November 30, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Civic Cinema
A Song For You

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center

In 1943 the Karp family escaped the Nazis by crossing the Pyrenees on foot with the help of the French Resistance. For five harrowing years, they were on the run, sometimes only steps ahead of Hitler’s troops. Carrying the burden of their parent’s trauma, the filmmaker and her sisters return to Europe to confront events of the past in an attempt to separate them from the present. The story is told through interviews with her mother, segments of a book her father wrote, home movies, photographs, documents and historical footage. A SONG FOR YOU is a story of survival through strength of will, luck, and the help of others.

Approx. 83 min.

Film screening followed by a discussion facilitated by Sharon Karp, director of the film, and Silvia Malagrino, co-director and professor in Photography at the School of Art and Art History at UIC.

When: Thursday, November 30, 2017
Time: 3:30pm to 5pm
Where: LCC – Lecture Center B2

FREE refreshments and admission

The program is co-sponsored by UIC student organization Mexican Students de Aztlán (MeSA).

For more information, (312) 996-3095.
All audiences are welcome to join us at this program. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting the number above.


November 30, 2017
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


UIC Latino Cultural Center


UIC Latino Cultural Center
Lecture Center B2, 803 S Morgan
Chicago, IL 60607 United States
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