Tue 04 Feb 2020
ANNE FRANK: PARALLEL STORIES (PG)
Dates/Times & Buy Tickets
ON SCREEN IN THE WALKER THEATRE
Oscar-winning Helen Mirren tells the story of Anne Frank's life through the pages of her world famous diary, a story that has made the tragedy of the Holocaust known to readers all over the world.
What would Anne's life have been like had she survived? What would have happened to the hopes and dreams she wrote about in her diaries? What could she have told us about persecution, about concentration camps? How would she have interpreted the reality of today, the rekindling of antisemitism and new racism?
This emotive telling is entwined with the stories of 5 Holocaust survivors ( Arianna Szörenyi, Sarah Lichtsztejn-Montard, Helga Weiss and sisters Andra and Tatiana Bucci) who shared Anne's same fate of deportation, but were fortunately able to go on and live the life that Anne was denied.
An evocative documentary which brings Anne’s tragic, yet incredible, story to life and explores why this story has become such a historic journal that holds such great relevance today.
7pm | £14.50 | 1h 35m
Where applicable, advertised ticket prices are inclusive of a venue levy, retained by the venue to sustain and develop the programme of arts and culture in Shropshire.