Screening the Movie “EUROPA EUЯOPA”


A photo of “EUROPA EUЯOPA” movie posterOn Thursday, Nov. 10th, 2022, at 6:30pm, in Fahy 236, SHU’s Hillel and the Slavic Club, will be showcasing the movie „EUROPA EUЯOPA“.

It is based on a true account of a Jewish boy who masqueraded as a Nazi Party activist to survive the Holocaust. Directed by Agnieszka Holland, who dealt with the Holocaust in several previous films, it tells the story of Solomon Perel, played by Marco Hofschneider. The family escapes to Poland but after its conquest by Germany, Solek is separated from family and lives in an orphanage. When the Nazis arrive, he ditches his papers, declares himself to be „Josef Peters“, an ethnic German and joins their forces in the war with Russia. He is sent to a Hitler Youth school, is almost shot by victorious Russian forces, but survives the war – and reaches Israel. The movie won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film, in 1990.

Everyone is welcome! Kosher refreshments will be served!