Gino Bartali: Eroe Silenzioso | Giornata della Memoria
January 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, under the Auspices of the Consulate of Italy in Detroit
P R E S E N T
Gino Bartali: Eroe Silenzioso
Special Guest Speaker: Gioia Bartali
SAVE THE DATE; SUNDAY, JANUARY 26, 2020
In addition film screening date TBD
My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes
2014 ‧ Sport/Historical Documentary ‧ 1h 32m
MY ITALIAN SECRET tells a heroic story that was all but lost to history. The film recounts how WWII bicycling idol Gino Bartali, physician Giovanni Borromeo and other Italians worked with Jewish leaders and high-ranking officials of the Catholic Church, risking their lives by defying the Nazis to save thousands of Italy’s Jews.