By SARA GIBONEY
KEARNEY – The University of Nebraska at Kearney International Studies Program will present the highly acclaimed film “Son of Saul” at the World Theatre Tuesday (April 12).
“Son of Saul” begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
The film portrays two days in the life of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at an Auschwitz crematorium. He is an obedient worker until the day he finds the corpse of a young boy, whom he insists is his son. He insists on providing him with a proper Jewish burial within the camp.
“Son of Saul” won Academy and Golden Globe Awards for Best Foreign Language Film and the Cannes Film Festival’s Grand Prize.
Light hors d’oeuvres will be served beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The film showing is sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Women’s and Gender Studies, Sociology Department, Political Science Department, English Department, Psychology Department, Office of International Education, Modern Languages and Ethnic Studies.