Calendar of Events
September 16, 1999   Educators’ Forum “Voices Against Indifference”: (The Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd.)
                                    Educators’ forum for middle and high school teachers. Free and open to interested educators. Registration 
                                    by fax required (704) 347-3845. Deadline September 14. Curriculum packets available to all participants.
 
 
September 26, 1999   Student Dialogues: (Week of Sept, 26) Varian Fry exhibit panelists will visit local schools and meet 
                                    with students to discuss Fry’s life and related concepts of justice.
         
                                    Book Signing: Author Andrew A. Marino, whose new biography of Varian Fry, Quiet American, The 
                                    Secret War of Varian Fry, will be at the exhibit opening.
 
                                    Gala Opening:
                                    Guests: Mme. Cecile Bost, Project Director, Marseilles-Provence Chamber of Commerce; Mme. Sylviane
                                    Muselier, Vice President, Amicale Reseau Alliance; Mr. Jean-Paul Monchau, French Consul General.
                                    Panel Discussion: With five members of Fry’s original team, exhibit curator Susan Morganstein and film maker
                                    Pierre Sauvage. Moderated by WFAE’s Mike Collins.
                                    Reception a la Marseilles

 

October 22, 1999       “The Davis Steel & Iron Art & Writing Contest, Courage: A Journey to Freedom”: (Deadline 
                                    October 22, 1999) Open to all students in Charlotte Mecklenburg Region. Cash prizes awarded and winning 
                                    entries to be published in The Charlotte Observer.
 
 
The Varian Fry Project Film Series: Free weekly films at the Main Branch of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg 
County (310 N. Tryon St.); 7 PM, Mondays in the Francis Auditorium, Contact Sam Shapiro (704) 336-6217
 
                                    September 27, Weapons of the Spirit, produced by Pierre Sauvage
                                    October 4, Profiles: Varian Fry, The Artists’ Schindler, BBC Flim
                                    November 1, The Exiles, produced by Richard Kaplan
                                    November 8, The Courage to Care, introduction by Elie Wiesel