News From Terre Haute, Indiana

January 13, 2013

Kor to discuss film ‘Escape from Sobibor’ at CANDLES

News Release

TERRE HAUTE — CANDLES Holocaust Museum will host a presentation by museum founder and forgiveness advocate Eva Kor at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Kor will show and lead a discussion on the film “Escape from Sobibor.”

“Escape from Sobibor” portrays the events surrounding the 1943 uprisings at Sobibor, which ended in the escape of 300 inmates and the destruction of the camp. Drawing on the actions of the characters in the film as well as her own experiences at Auschwitz, Kor will examine the meaning of survival and trauma to the human spirit.

The event is free. CANDLES is at 1532 S. Third St.

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