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The Search is a 1948 film directed by Fred Zinnemann which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his mother who search for each other across post-World War II Europe. It stars Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Jarmila Novotná and Aline MacMahon. Many scenes were shot amidst the actual ruins of post-war German cities, namely Ingolstadt, Munich, Nuremberg, and Würzburg.
Film streams Thurs., 4/8- Sun. 4/11
Sunday, April 11 | 11:00am CDT
Join Chicago native, author and educator Richard Reeder on Sunday, April 11 at 11am for a LIVE Q&A for the film. Your ticket includes the discussion. Questions in advance may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Richard Reeder was born and raised in Chicago and continues to live in the Chicago area with his wife Anne. Educated in the Chicago public schools, he has two degrees from Roosevelt University. His multifaceted career included working as a caseworker, elementary school teacher, employment counselor, research assistant, and as an executive in both government and social service and educational organizations. Richard remains active as a consultant, writer, and adult education facilitator and instructor.