Aspen Film in partnership with USC Shoah Foundation is proud to present a special family event featuring two short films: The Tattooed Torah and Ruth: A Little Girl's Big Journey.
The screening will be followed by a post-film family friendly discussion moderated by Susan Wrubel, Executive & Artistic Director of Aspen Film and featuring Marc Bennett, Aspen resident, Director and Co-Screenwriter of The Tattooed Torah; Rabbi Brett Kopin, Co-Screenwriter of The Tattooed Torah; and Dr. Kori Street, Interim Finci-Viterbi Executive Director of USC Shoah Foundation.
Questions? Please email USCSFinAspen@usc.edu
The award-winning "Ruth: A Little Girl's Big Journey" is based on the true story of prominent author and therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer’s childhood journey out of Nazi Germany. Produced by USC Shoah Foundation and Delirio Films with the generous support of Executive Producers Jodi Harris and Andrea and Barry Cayton. (16 minutes)
The award-winning "The Tattooed Torah" is narrated by Ed Asner and based on the renowned children’s book that has been educating young children about the Holocaust for generations. Directed by Aspen local Marc Bennett and co-written by Marc Bennett and Rabbi Brett Kopin, the film is presented by Melinda Goldrich of the Goldrich Family Foundation and USC Shoah Foundation. (21 minutes)