Monday 22 January 2018

Holocaust Memorial Day Aberdeen 28th January - "The Power of Words"

You are invited to attend an event in Belmont Film House, Aberdeen on 28th January 2018 to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.

Entitled "The Power of Words" the event will begin with a reception and refreshments at 11.30am and the film, Sarah's Key will be shown at 1pm. The full programme is detailed below.

You can book a place by clicking here.

Programme at the
The Belmont Cinema
28th January 2018

Presented by

11:30 – 12:00

Reception with refreshments and  musical rendition

dr Wojciech Golec and mgr Marcin Zupanski from the University of Silesia

12:00 – 12:10

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

Lord Provost

12:10 – 12:13

The power of words… poem recital

Tommy Campbell
12:13 – 12:20

Lessons from Auschwitz
Learning From Auschwitz students

12:20 – 12: 40

‘ONEG SZABAT – Letter from the underground archives of the Warsaw Ghetto 

Professor Tomasz Kawski from the University of Kazimierz Wielki

12:40 – 12:50 

Sumaripen: Why Remembrance Matters

David Donaldson


Yiddish lullaby 

Helen Lynch

13:00 – 14:50

Sarah’s Key

A feature film by
Gilles Paquet-Brenner

15:00 – end

The power of words is the theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018. 
Words can make a difference – both for good and evil.