Gino Bartali: The Invisible Hero

Jan 16, 2020 497

Sunday January 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm. Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center, 1516 S Cranbrook Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009. Organizer: Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan. To mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, every year, the Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan organizes activities commemorating those Italians who suffered persecution under the Nazi occupation during World War II and as a result of the Racial Laws imposed by the Fascist government.

The Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan in collaboration with the Consulate of Italy in Detroit and Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago presents: Gino Bartali: The Invisible Hero. Three-time Giro champion helped save the lives of 800 Jews during the Holocaust. We invite you to a Meet and Greet with Special Guest Speaker: Gioia Bartali, grand-Daughter of Gino Bartali. Documentary screening : My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes, by Oren Jacoby

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