KHC Cinema Series: Denial

Start Date: February 21 2018 - 12:15 PM

End Date: February 21 2018 - 02:00 PM

Audience: General Public Event

Category: Performing Arts and Film

Location: Kupferberg Holocaust Center

Description:

KHC Cinema Series: Denial Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 12:10-2:00pm at the KHC Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," Denial recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. The film also stars two-time Academy Award nominee Tom Wilkinson, the film is directed by Emmy Award winner Mick Jackson ("Temple Grandin") and adapted for the screen by BAFTA and Academy Award nominated writer David Hare (THE READER). Producers are Gary Foster and Russ Krasnoff. Released in 2016, 109 minutes 

 


Contact Name: Marisa Hollywood

Contact Phone: 718.281.5770

Contact Email: mhollywood@qcc.cuny.edu

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