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Film Showing: Run Boy Run

Campbell Hall Building 538, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

Kristallnacht Commemoration and Santa Barbara Premiere Winner of 10 Film Festival Audience Awards   A superlative saga of courage and compassion, Run Boy Run tells the extraordinary true story of a Polish boy who seeks the kindness of others in his solitary struggle to outlast the Nazi occupation and keep alive his Jewish faith. Escaping […]


Post-Holocaust Film: Bogdan’s Journey (1946 Kielce pogrom)

Girvetz 1004 Girvetz Hall, Santa Barbara, CA, United States

In 1946 forty Jewish survivors of the Holocaust were murdered by townspeople in Kielce, Poland, after a non-Jewish boy reported having been kidnapped by Jews. Catholic psychologist Bogdan Bialek moved to Kielce in the late 1970s, and was shocked by the toxic atmosphere in the town. He made it his life's rork to persuade residents […]

Capps Center Event: Speech, White Supremacy, and Insurrection

Zoom CA

The January 6 insurrection at the United States Capitol brought to the fore the threat that white nationalist forces pose to our democracy. Join the Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion, and Public Life for a conversation about these forces, their history, and what can be done to resist them. Our […]