Advance Screening: In Darkness

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum‘s Washington Next Generation Board of the Wings of Memory Society will host a private advance screening of In Darkness, a film by acclaimed director, Agnieszka Holland.

In Darkness depicts the true story of Leopold Socha, a sewer worker and petty thief in Lvov, a Nazi-occupied city in Poland, who encounters a group of Jews trying to escape the liquidation of the ghetto and hides them. The film has been selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Ms. Holland, who also directed the 1990 German-language film, Europa, Europa.

WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 6:30pm

WHERE: Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Theater, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 15th Street Southwest

There is no charge to attend this event. Please respond by Tuesday, January 17 at www.ushmm.org/events/indarkness, or by contacting Taylor Lescallette at 202.314.7877 or tlescallette@ushmm.org. For questions, please contact Michael Greenwald.