Join us for a screening of the film The Short Life of Anne Frankfollowed by a discussion with Dr. Charlotte Decoster, Director of Education at the Dallas Holocaust Museum.
The Short Life of Anne Frank tells the Frank family’s story through quotations from Anne’s diary, photographs from the Frank family albums, and historical film. It also includes the only known video footage of Anne Frank. Following the film, Dr. Decoster will discuss recent research on the Frank family, including the question of how the Nazis discovered their hiding place, and take questions from the audience.
Film run time: 30 minutes
About Dr. Decoster:
Charlotte Decoster, PhD is the Director of Education for the Dallas Holocaust Museum. An experienced educator, she has researched, taught, and written extensively on Holocaust history. She holds a PhD in History from the University of North Texas. She regularly speaks on the Holocaust, specifically children and child rescue.
Presented in conjunction with our current special exhibition, Let Me Be Myself: The Life Story of Anne Frank
Let Me Be Myself was developed by the Anne Frank House and is sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect.
Images from Photo Collection Anne Frank House, Amsterdam. Copyright AFF/AFH-Basel/Amsterdam.
Exhibition Sponsors: Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District, Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas, Fox Rothschild, LLP, Texas Instruments, KPMG, and Omni Dallas Hotel
Community Partners: Catholic Diocese of Dallas, HIAS, International Rescue Committee in Texas, Refugee Council USA, Temple Shalom, Vickery Meadows Youth Development Foundation