When the Nazis passed the Nuremberg Laws in 1935, Fredy Hirsch was a nineteen-year-old German Jew – and openly gay. He was deported to the Theresienstadt Ghetto and later Auschwitz. In Auschwitz, he set up a day care center, became much admired, and never hid his sexuality. Director Rubi Gat’s film Dear Fredy tells the story of Hirsch’s remarkable life and mysterious death – which happened on the eve of a revolt that never came to pass.

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Date: June 27

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: $10

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Website:
https://mjhnyc.org/events/dearfredy-2/

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