Hosted by The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center, Gateway Media Literacy Partners (Cooperating School Districts is an institutional member of GMLP), The Missouri Council for Social Studies, and Big Picture Instructional Design is a free professional development workshop on the film The Last Survivor on June 7th. The film follows the survivors of four genocides and mass atrocities- The Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, and Congo. The purpose of the film is for viewers to learning from the mistakes of the past in order to inform how we, an an international community, respond to similar issues today.
The event in June takes place at The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center at 12 Millstone Campus Drive in St. Louis, Missouri. From 3-6:30 p.m., participants are invited to screen the film and discuss it amongst the group. In addition, a Holocaust Survivor will be in attendance and will take questions from the audience. Lastly, classroom-ready materials will be shared with the educators.
While this event is free, space is limited (only 100 people can attend), so you must register if you’d like to attend. The film screening & discussion, along with the materials distributed, are focused for educators who teach 7th grade and up. Send any inquiries about the film itself or screening here.