Holy Silence

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October 12 - October 13

Holy Silence

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Start:
October 12
End:
October 13
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Other

Genre
Documentary Feature
Year
2020
Running Time
72 min
Language
English
General Admission $12
Genre: Documentary Feature
Year: 2020
Running Time: 72 min
Language: English

Philadelphia Premiere
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.”
– Elie Wiesel

Through interviews, rare archival footage and historic documents, GPJFF alum Steven Pressman (50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. & Mrs. Kraus) is back with an exhilarating new film that examines the Catholic Church’s response to the Holocaust, particularly the failure of Pope Pius XII to confront the Nazi regime and denounce its persecution of Jews. An indictment of the Pope’s neutrality policy – a cover for his anti-Semitism and Aryan sympathies – HOLY SILENCE reveals how passivity and complicity is often intertwined.

Official Selection:

  • Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
  • Miami Jewish Film Festival
  • San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Streaming October 12-13
Private Link Available for 48 Hours

PLEASE NOTE: Accessible to Residents of PA, NJ & DE Only
Ticket Buyers Will Receive Private Link to the Film After Purchase Which Will Activate October 12.

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