The Rescue—A Live Film-Concerto

Join us for the U.S. premiere of The Rescue—A Live Film-Concerto and discover the remarkable story of Colonel José Arturo Castellanos told through the eyes of his grandchildren. In 1942 Colonel Castellanos, the Salvadoran Consul General, led the movement to save thousands of European Jews during the Holocaust by creating and distributing more than 13,000 Salvadoran citizenship papers. The film-concerto through which we explore his story will feature a live, six-piece Latin chamber orchestra and will be followed by a conversation with the filmmakers and grandsons of the Colonel, Alvaro and Boris Castellanos.

This program is made possible through a partnership with the Battery Park City Authority.











When: Thu., March 14, 2019 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: Museum of Jewish Heritage
36 Battery Pl.
646-437-4202
Price: General Admission $10; Museum Members Battery Park City Residents $5
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Join us for the U.S. premiere of The Rescue—A Live Film-Concerto and discover the remarkable story of Colonel José Arturo Castellanos told through the eyes of his grandchildren. In 1942 Colonel Castellanos, the Salvadoran Consul General, led the movement to save thousands of European Jews during the Holocaust by creating and distributing more than 13,000 Salvadoran citizenship papers. The film-concerto through which we explore his story will feature a live, six-piece Latin chamber orchestra and will be followed by a conversation with the filmmakers and grandsons of the Colonel, Alvaro and Boris Castellanos.

This program is made possible through a partnership with the Battery Park City Authority.

Buy tickets/get more info now