Refuge in Music –Terezin (Germany) 58 minutes – 1200
FEATURE IN COMPETITION
The film is a tribute to the music written by Jewish composers in one of the notorious Nazi concentration camps in the Czech Republic during World War II and tells the story of two extraordinary musicians, classical pianist Alice Herz-Sommer (109) and jazz musician Coco Schumann (89), who survived the ghetto Terezin/Theresienstadt and whose performances brought comfort and hope to so many. 9/4 8:00 p.m. – Kayenta Outdoor Theatre; 9/5 5:20 p.m. -Eccles Mainstage Theatre
Immediately following the Refuge in Music screening will be a presentation sponsored by Kayenta Arts Foundation and élan Magazine. Using one of the film’s central themes as inspiration, an original pieces will be performed that incorporates music, dance, and the spoken word. That theme being…how the arts give us hope, uplift our spirit and nurture our soul during the most desperate of times. There will be a separate admission fee of $25 for this event, which includes beverages and hors’d’oeuvres. All proceeds go to Kayenta Arts Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 charitable organization. Click HERE to purchase tickets or ball 435.652.8318.