Film Series: Rape of Europa (2006)

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 7:00pm
106 Lefevre Hall

Rape of Europa (2006) sponsored by the Daniel Boone Regional Library in connection with the One-Read selection, The Boys in the Boat. The film will be introduced by the Museum of Art and Archaeology’s director, Alex Barker.

Directed by Richard Berge, Bonni Cohen, and Nicole Newnham

Narrated by: Joan Allen

The epic story of the destruction, theft, and rescue of the great artworks of Europe during World War II. As Nazis loot and pillage, those dedicated to saving the art do everything in their power, including emptying the Louvre and evacuating the Hermitage. This documentary includes historic and extraordinary footage and interviews.

University Avenue, across from the University Ave Parking Garage

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