Nov. 16: Film Festival Presents “Zweig: Farewell to Europe”

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On November 16, 2018, the Film Studies program at Randolph-Macon College will conclude this year’s Film Festival with “Zweig: Farewell to Europe.” Through collaboration with various programs, departments, and organizations, the festival showcases the work of film directors from around the world.

The film will begin at 5 p.m. and takes place in the SunTrust Theater in Brock Commons (304 Henry St.) This event is free and open to the public. Map and Directions

November 16: “Zweig: Farewell to Europe” (“Vor der Morgenröte”)
5 p.m. Copley Courtyard (Rain location: SunTrust Theater, Brock Commons – 304 Henry St.)

Directed by Maria Schrader. This film tells the story of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig and his life in exile from 1936 to 1942. Zweig was one of the most famous writers of his time, but as a Jewish intellectual he struggled to find the right stance toward the events in Nazi Germany. Driven to emigrate to South America at the peak of his worldwide fame, Zweig fell into despair at the sight of Europe’s downfall.

Sponsored by the Committee on Assemblies and Special Events (CASE).

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