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Screening of "An Undeniable Voice"

An Undeniable Voice

More than 1.5 million children perished during the Holocaust. Most of the estimated 130,000 who survived were girls. The majority of boys, their faith revealed by the evidence of circumcision, were not saved. Sam Harris, is believed to be one of the youngest who made it out alive. Philanthropist and activist Sharon Stone invited Sam to share his story. The award-winning documentary, An Undeniable Voice, will screen at the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) at Cinemapolis in a free screening on Wednesday, April 11 at 8:15 PM. Director and Executive Producer Price Arana, a graduate of Cornell, will be attending and available to answer questions. For more information about the film you can go to or For information about the screening email

About Sam Harris
"In sharing your personal testimony as a survivor, you have granted future generations the opportunity to experience a personal connection with history. Thank you for your invaluable contribution, your strength and generosity of spirit."
- Steven Spielberg

In 1947, the 12-year-old boy born as Szlamek Rzeznik sailed with other child refugees to America. Through the Jewish Children's Bureau in Chicago, he was adopted by a loving family and became Samuel R. Harris. School, career, marriage and fatherhood followed, but Sam never forgot his past. He wrote a book to share his journey, "Sammy: Child Survivor of the Holocaust."
He speaks to thousands annually about the atrocities of genocide, honoring the lives of all those who died at the hands of bigotry and hatred. Sam was an instrumental force in the creation of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, of which he is President Emeritus. In 2014, Sam was the proud recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. Sam is the first cousin of Ithacan Michael Schaff.

The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College is in its 20th year and will run April 9-15, 2018, on the Ithaca College campus and downtown at Cinemapolis The Festival embraces and interrogates sustainability across all of its forms: Economic, social, ecological, political, cultural, technological and aesthetic.

Time and Place
April 11, 2018, 8:15 pm
Cinemapolis, 120 East Green Street in Ithaca
Free Screening