Friday 27 January 2017

Holocaust Memorial Day - Lest we forget

Aberdeen City Council's Holocaust Memorial Day event will take place on Sunday 29th January 2017 at the Belmont Filmhouse.

The event is organised by Aberdeen City Council along with a number of partners including the University  of Aberdeen, GREC, and Unite.

The event is free but booking is essential. The documentary will be screened at 3.15pm.

Booking can be made by phoning Belmont Filmhouse Box Office -Tel: 01224 343500
or  via

The programme for the event is as follows:

Presented by

14:00 – 14:10

Arrival with refreshments opening of event by the choir  


14:10 – 14:20

Welcome and Introductions by the Lord Provost – Lighting of the candle

Lord Provost

14:20 – 14:30

From Prejudice to Holocaust

Councillor Neil Cooney

14:30 – 14:40

A poem extract from
‘For the Hearing of the tale....’ by Helen Meers

Tommy Campbell

14:40 – 14:55

Lessons from Auschwitz

Learning From Auschwitz students

14:55 – 15:10

Captain Witold Pilecki – Volunteer Beyond Bravery

Mateusz Lagoda

15:15 – 16:15

The Fog of Srebrenica

A feature documentary by Samir Mehanović

16:15 – 17.00

How can life go on…?

Samir Mehanović – director of the Fog of Srebrenica