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Law in the Movies: 'Carl Lutz - the Forgotten Hero'

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Lecture Theatre 2

Bush House, King's College London Strand Campus

30 Aldwych

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WC2B 4BG

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November 28, 2017, 6:30pm – 10pm

CTLS Movie Night

Kings College (Lecture Theatre 2, Bush House, 30 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4BG)

Free admission

Carl Lutz – the Forgotten Hero

Written and directed by Daniel von Aarburg (Switzerland 2014, 91’)

Introduction by Lucie Bader, outreach gmbh Berne (film and science)

Round Table after the screening, Walter A. Stoffel, CTLS, Faculty of Law, Fribourg University, presiding, with the director of the movie as well as with Minister François Voeffray, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Switzerland in the United Kingdom and Miri Gur-Arye, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University Jerusalem.

"THE GREATEST CIVIL RESCUE OPERATION OF JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST"

Carl Lutz, a Swiss diplomat in Budapest, saved tens of thousands of persecuted Hungarian Jews from death during World War II. His humanitarian action is considered the greatest civil rescue operation of Jews during the Holocaust. Agnes Hirschi, his “Hungarian” stepdaughter, tells the incredible and moving story of Carl Lutz at the original locations in Budapest. The film also features statements of contemporary witnesses from all around the world, who survived the Holocaust thanks to Carl Lutz’s help.

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Lecture Theatre 2

Bush House, King's College London Strand Campus

30 Aldwych

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WC2B 4BG

United Kingdom

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