Hana’s story, hardly different from that of some 1 million Jewish children whom the Germans killed, would have gone unnoticed had it not been for the curiosity of some Japanese school children.
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Au Contraire is a film festival with a difference.
To the delight of her fans, Toronto-based Fern Lindzon, a double threat as accomplished vocalist and pianist, returns to Montreal Oct. 20.
Rahul Varma’s Teesri Duniya Theatre used to market itself with a promotional T-shirt that read, “Changing the World, One Play at a Time.”
Farida, a Jewish cabaret singer, “struggles for survival and her freedom in a world on the edge of upheaval and the dark shadow of war.” She sings in Arabic, and the novel depicts life at the time from a woman’s perspective.
A concert at Oscar Peterson Hall September 27 will benefit Seniors Action Quebec, an organization that supports anglo seniors across Quebec.
As part of its educational mission, the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre has produced a Brief History of Anti-Semitism in Canada.