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RESISTANCE: Conversation with Jesse Eisenberg + Jonathan Jakubowicz
The International March of the Living is proud to announce a new series of complimentary webinars for our alumni and friends around the world. We are kicking it off with with a conversation about the new film Resistance, based on the true story of legendary mime Marcel Marceau, who put his fledgling career as an artist on hold to spirit Jewish refugee children out of Nazi-occupied France, even as his own father was murdered at Auschwitz.

Watch the film in advance of the webinar from the comfort of your own home, and then join our conversation with the film’s star, Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) and director and screenwriter Jonathan Jakubowicz (Hands of Stone, Secuestro Express).

The program will be moderated by Dana Arschin, 2X Emmy Award-Winning reporter for Fox 5 News NY, and March of the Living alumna.

During this time of social distancing, Resistance is available for viewing in advance of the webinar on multiple online platforms, including Amazon Digital, Spectrum OnDemand, Apple TV, Google Play and YouTube. For a full list of video-on-demand options, visit http://www.resistance.movie/watch-at-home.

This International March of the Living webinar is held in partnership with IFC Films and Tamar Simon of Mean Streets Management.

The International March of the Living is an annual educational program, bringing thousands of individuals from around the world to Poland and Israel to study the history of the Holocaust and to examine the roots of prejudice, intolerance and hatred. Learn more at https://www.motl.org

Aug 18, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Jesse Eisenberg
Actor
Jesse Eisenberg is an Academy Award nominated actor and an acclaimed playwright and author. His film credits include ZOMBIELAND, THE SOCIAL NETWORK, NOW YOU SEE ME, BATMAN V. SUPERMAN and THE ART OF SELF DEFENSE. He has written four plays, most recently HAPPY TALK, which starred Susan Sarandon. He is also a frequent contributor to The New Yorker Magazine. He is preparing to direct Julianne Moore in the film, WHEN YOU FINISH SAVING THE WORLD, which he adapted from his novel, being released in August through Audible.
Jonathan Jakubowicz
Filmmaker and Writer
Jonathan Jakubowicz is Venezuela's most celebrated filmmaker and writer. His film, Secuestro Express, was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the British Independent Film Awards and was a New York Times "Critics' Pick". His second film, Hands of Stone, premiered in the Cannes Film Festival in 2016, and was warmly received with a 15-minutes standing ovation. Jonathan published his first novel which became a bestseller, and he is currently working on his second novel.
Dana Arschin
Report @Fox 5 News NY
Dana Arschin is a 2X Emmy Award-Winning reporter who joined the Fox 5 News team in the New York/Tristate Area in August 2016. She previously worked as a general assignment reporter for News 12 The Bronx/Brooklyn, where she shot, wrote and edited all of her stories. During her tenure at News 12, Dana won a NY Emmy Award for her reporting on the city's cleanup efforts in Brooklyn during the 2014 snowstorms. She also won first place two years in a row at the NY Press Club Awards for her reporting in Brooklyn. In 2018, Dana traveled to Poland to learn more about her ancestors killed in the Holocaust. She shot, wrote and produced three short films on her journey that aired on Fox 5. Dana won her second NY Emmy award for one of those films, entitled ‘The Forgotten Camps.’