The Story of Lina Amato

LOA/Apricot Tree and its community partners invite you to the inaugural screening of The Story of Lina Amato in Los Angeles. This film is screened in honor of Holocaust victims, survivors and the Turkish diplomat Selahattin Ülkümen.

The Story of Lina Amato explores the Holocaust through Lina’s story. Lina Amato was born in the island of Rhodes to a Sephardic Jewish family. With the interventions of Selahattin Ülkümen, the Turkish Ambassador to Rhodes, Greece and two Italian teachers Lina’s family was saved from deportation to Auschwitz during July 1944 – World War II. By retelling the courages act of the Turkish Diplomat Selahattin Ülkümen, Lina Amato recaps the meaningful acts of humanity that transcends borders and religions.

Film screening is followed by Sephardic / Turkish treats.

The event is free and open to public.

Please RSVP at WWW.TBALA.ORG/AMATOto secure your seat.

Date: September 10, 2019
Time: 7:00 pm
Venue: Temple Beth Am
1039 S. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035

Parking spaces are limited. Street parking is also available.

Please note that LOA/Apricot Tree is hosting an additional public screening of The Story of Lina Amato on September 14that a different venue. Go to our Facebook page to follow our forthcoming events.