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The men and women featured in "Soul Witness: The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project." (Courtesy of Harvey Bravman)
The men and women featured in "Soul Witness: The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project." (Courtesy of Harvey Bravman)

 

In the 1990s, the town of Brookline recorded the stories of dozens of Holocaust survivors.

For decades, tapes of those interviews were locked up and forgotten in a storage closet. Now, we can hear them.

Filmmaker Harvey Bravman rescued more than 80 hours of those stories, and made them into a documentary called "Soul Witness: The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project."

Warning: these stories are very powerful, and they can also be very painful to hear.

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Harvey Bravman, filmmaker. He tweets @BrookHubPub.

There will be a free screening of "Soul Witness" tonight at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University. You can find out more information here.

This segment aired on October 7, 2019.

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