Holocaust Movies Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, January 27 & 28

WQPT-TV in the Quad Cities will be presenting, in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities the following movies on Thursday evening on January 27 and Friday early morning on January 28.

If you want to watch these movies but cannot get them on your TV, you can also see them online at the same time at https://video.wqpt.org/livestream/

Thursday, January 27 at 10:00 pm and
Friday morning, January 28 at 3:00 am

My Survivor   

Who will tell the story of the Holocaust when the last survivor is gone? MY SURVIVOR documents the life-changing experiences of some of the 500 University of Miami students who forge intimate relationships with Holocaust survivors through an innovative internship program. Building powerful intergenerational bonds, students listen to survivors’ first-hand accounts and come to embrace their cause to preserve the memory and lessons of the Holocaust.

My Survivor Trailer Link: https://www.my-survivor.com/

Thursday, January 27 at 11:00 pm and
Friday morning, January 28th at 4:00 am

What Will Become of Us?

100 years ago, 1.5 million Armenians were murdered, their culture nearly annihilated. The Genocide cast a long shadow, instilling a solemn purpose for generations of Armenian Americans…Follow a cross-section of Armenian Americans today – some recent immigrants, some here for generations, some children, some grandparents – as they struggle to preserve and adapt their Armenian identities and culture against a backdrop of both genocide and American culture that demands Assimilation. To survive, they will need to inspire young Armenian Americans to embrace – and evolve – their culture, without the heavy burden of their ancestors.

Friday, January 28, 1:00 am
A Promise to My Father

This movie follows Israel “Izzy” Arbeiter as he returns to the sites of his darkest hours and relives the Holocaust’s unimaginable horrors. Arbeiter’s incredible story of survival unfolds in Nazi-occupied Poland, where the teenager lived with his family in the Jewish ghetto of Starachowice.

This movie will also be on Amazon if you cannot see it on-air at WQPT PBS:



Friday, January 28, 2:00 am

3 Esthers
Produced in 1983 and re-edited in 2012, WQPT’s moving documentary chronicles the lives of three Quad Cities women, all named Esther, who survived the Holocaust … Esther Katz, Esther Avruch and Esther Schiff. In concentration camps or “hiding-in-plain sight” as a Catholic, their stories will inspire you.