Simone Gigliotti Lectures on JDC’s Mobile Film Units in Postwar Germany

Simone Gigliotti, Reader in Holocaust Studies in the Department of History at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, lectured on “Relief Supplies—Films”: On the Road with the AJDC’s Mobile Film Units in Postwar Germany.

In her presentation, Dr. Gigliotti discussed the film screening program for Jewish Displaced Persons (DPs) that JDC initiated and coordinated in postwar Germany. The lecture examined the ambitions, challenges, and geography of this extensive humanitarian relief effort.