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    Cover image of the documentary film

    Cover image of the documentary film "Through the Eye of the Needle, Fabric of Survival: The Fabric Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz", shown as part of this year's Holocaust Memorial Day Event.


    Film screening and associated events:Holocaust Memorial Day Event "Through the Eye of the Needle"
    Description: A short documentary film: Through the Eye of the Needle, The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, is the focus of this year's Holocaust Memorial Day Event, hosted by Derry City Council's Heritage & Museum Service in the Tower Museum.

    The film features interviews with a Holocaust survivor Esther Nisenthal Krinitz and outlines how she chose to tell the story of her survival through a series of fabric art pieces. The film, by Nina Shapiro-Perl is produced by Art and Remembrance, a non profit education organisation. At the conclusion of the film a short question and answer session will be chaired by Textile Art Curator, Roberta Bacic.

    Further information on the film and artworks can be viewed at:
    Commissioned by: Derry City Council, Heritage & Museum Service with local partner
    Date(s): 26th January 2013 - 26th January 2013
    Venue: Tower Museum, Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    Union Hall Place, Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland. BT48 6LU
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Margaret Edwards, Educational Officer
    Outcome: The film prompted many questions which were addressed and discussed in detail in the question and answer session.

    Documents: • Memorial day event notice, Jan 2013 - view

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