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Film Screening: 'Babi Yar. Context' (2021) Event

Babi Yar. Context Film Capture
26 January 2023
Union Films, Building 42, Highfield Campus, SO17 1TL

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Event details

Southampton will mark the UK’s national Holocaust and Genocide Memorial Day with a commemorative event organised by the Parkes Institute for the Study of Jewish/non-Jewish Relations, University of Southampton and hosted by Solent University. For 2023, the University of Southampton and Solent University this year will mark the ‘Holocaust by bullets’ at Babyn Yar, Ukraine.

As part of this, the Phoenix Film Society and the Parkes Institute (University of Southampton) will be hosting a film screening of Ukrainian filmmaker Sergei Loznitsa's Babi Yar. Context (2021). The film will be introduced by Claire Le Foll and Graham Cole. This screening is free to attend.

We will also be hosting a roundtable discussion n the theme of 'Holocaust by bullets' and the ethical questions raised by the film at the Holocaust & Genocide Memorial Day commemorative event taking place the day before the screening, Wednesday 25 January. For more information and to register to attend the discussion and commemorative event, click here.

If you'd like to find out more about the 'Holocaust by bullets', the Babyn Yar massacre and our reflections on screening Babi.Yar. Context, please see our blog post, 'Holocaust by Bullets: Historical and Ethical Questions'.

Please be aware that this film is not suitable for those under 18 and contains upsetting and graphic images including dead bodies, scenes of execution and war atrocities.

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