Axinn Center 232
Old Chapel Road
Middlebury, VT 05753
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Olga (Jayme Monjardim 2004).  141 minutes. Portuguese with English subtitles.

Olga chronicles the story of Olga Benario Prestes’ (1908-1942), a German Jew married to one of the most important Brazilian communist leaders in Brazil in the 1930s.  The film recreates the tensions of the Getúlio Vargas regime in Brazil and highlights arrest and deportation of the pregnant Olga to Nazi Germany.

Sponsored by:
History

Contact Organizer

Wilkinson, Claire
cwilkinson@middlebury.edu
(802) 443-5354