Sunday 28 January 2018 ore 17:00 - 19:00

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2018In search of the roots of evil

MAXXI Auditorium – admission free subject to availability of places

A documentary film recounting an exploration of the symbolic places of painful memory of the 20th Century

From the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp to the Plaszow concentration camp, from the peace of the Niepolomice Forest in Poland to “Platform 21” in Milan from where the trains left with deportees to the Fosse Ardeatine in Rome, symbol of resistance to Nazi-Fascism. The stories of men and women who have suffered from the most atrocious evil are told by children and grandchildren, themselves the victims of pain. In the film the descendants of the Shoah meet for the first time in front of the camera the descendants of the Nazis, to talk about and to one another.

The screening will be preceded by institutional remarks and he words of the producer and director.

Sandro Bartolozzi producer
Israel Cesare Moscati director

Pietro Barrera General secretary Fondazione MAXXI

In search of the roots of evil
Clipper Media production with Rai Cinema
by Piero D’Onofrio and Israel Cesare Moscati
Italy, 2016, 63′