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1/22/2013
 
"Sarah's Key" Tells the Story of American Journalist During the Holocaust
 

HOUSTON, TX (Jan. 22, 2013) – Holocaust Museum Houston will host “Sarah’s Key,” a film which follows an American journalist's present-day investigation into the Vel’d’Hive Roundup of Jews in German-occupied Paris in a special screening this Feb. 7.Sarah's Key

In modern-day Paris, journalist Julia Jarmond finds her life becoming entwined with a young girl, Sarah, whose family was torn apart during the Roundup in 1942. American by birth, Julia has been living in Paris for more than 20 years. What begins as research for her article becomes more personal when Julia discovers that she and Sarah have something in common, prompting her to change her outlook on her husband, her adopted nation and herself. Based on the best-selling novel by Tatiana de Rosnay, the 111-minute film stars Kristin Scott Thomas as journalist Jarmond.

The film begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, in the Museum’s Albert and Ethel Herzstein Theater at the Morgan Family Center, 5401 Caroline St., in Houston’s Museum District. Cynthia Capers, the Museum’s associate director of education and changing exhibits, will introduce the film.

Tickets are $5 for HMH members and $8 for nonmembers. Seniors and students may pay $4 at the door. Visit http://www.hmh.org/RegisterEvent.aspx to register online.

Holocaust Museum Houston is dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust, remembering the 6 million Jews and other innocent victims and honoring the survivors' legacy. Using the lessons of the Holocaust and other genocides, the Museum teaches the dangers of hatred, prejudice and apathy.

Holocaust Museum Houston is free and open to the public and is located in Houston’s Museum District at 5401 Caroline St., Houston, TX 77004. For more information about the Museum, call 713-942-8000 or visit www.hmh.org.

 
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5401 Caroline St.
Houston, TX 77004-6804
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Holocaust Museum Houston is a member of the Houston Museum District Association and is located in Houston's Museum District.

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Effective April 15, 2014, admission rates for Holocaust Museum Houston will change. Please note the new rates:

Members FREE
Children under age 6 FREE
Students age 6-18 FREE
College-level with valid school ID FREE
Seniors age 65+ $8
Active-Duty Military $8
General Admission $12

Holocaust Museum Houston is free each Thursday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Memorial Day (May 26, 2014), D-Day (June 6, 2014), Kristallnacht (Nov. 9, 2014) and International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan. 27, 2015).

The Laurie and Milton Boniuk Resource Center and Library is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.

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