When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit, A Film of the Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival

Berlin, 1933. Nine-year-old Anna is too busy with schoolwork and her friends to notice Hitler’s face glaring from posters plastered all over the city. When her father, Arthur Kemper, a well-known Jewish journalist suddenly vanishes, Anna and her family pack quickly for their hasty escape all the while thinking they will return to their beloved home and Anna’s pink rabbit. What follows is a courageous adventure full of fear and uncertainty as Anna and her family navigate unfamiliar lands, unfamiliar languages, and cope with the many challenges of being refugees. This beautifully rendered historical family drama is based on the semi-autobiographic bestselling children’s novel and is directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Caroline Link.

Talkback featuring Dr. Rachel Baum, UWM Deputy Director of the Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, and Jody Hirsh, Judaic Educator at the Harry & Rose Samson Family JCC.

Register on Eventbrint to watch the film from October 27-29. All registrants will receive a Zoom invitation to the live talkback within 48 hours of the webinar, to take place Thursday, October 29 at 7:30pm. For help streaming films, view our Virtual Help Guide.



Milwaukee Jewish Film Festival

Nathan and Esther Pelz Holocaust Education Resource Center (HERC)

Sam & Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies at UWM


Thu. October 29, 2020


 7:30 pm


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