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Searching for the Boxer of Auschwitz: Bay Area film premiere

This course was offered in Fall, 2017.

The documentary tells the long-forgotten story of Victor “Young” Perez, who rose to great fame in 1931 as the youngest world champion in boxing history—only to be deported to Auschwitz, where he was forced to box in the concentration camp for the amusement of the guards.

Preview here.

Schedule

# Sessions
1
Date & time

Tuesday, September 12
7:00 pm

Tuition
Free
Session Time Days Location Instructors
Sep 12 7:00 PM–8:30 PM Tue Jewish Community Library N/A

Location

Jewish Community Library

1835 Ellis Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

415-567-3327

The Library is located between Scott and Pierce on the campus of the Jewish Community High School. There is a free and secure parking garage accessible from Pierce Street; buzz the intercom, announce that you’re coming to the Library, and the gate will go up. For more information call (415) 567-3327.

Instructors

N/A