Film Screening: An Unknown Country Q&A with Survivor Eva Balcazar

Saturday, January 14, 2017
2:00 pm
Location: Great Northwest Branch
9050 Wellwood
San Antonio, TX 78250

Sunday, January 29, 2017
2:00 pm
Location: Central Library
600 Soledad St.
San Antonio, TX 78205

This documentary tells the story of European Jews who escaped Nazi persecution to find refuge in an unlikely destination: Ecuador. Featuring first-hand accounts and archival material, the film follows the exiles’ perilous escape and difficult adjustment as they remade their lives in an unfamiliar land.
Following the screening Eva Balcazar, a child in Berlin at the time of the Night of Broken Glass (Kristallnacht) in 1938, will discuss her family’s escape to Ecuador.

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