An afternoon with Hollywood’s Anne Frank

Millie Perkins starred in
Millie Perkins starred in 'The Diary of Anne Frank' in 1959.
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The Stroum Jewish Community Center will host a film screening and discussion featuring an interview with the actress who portrayed Anne Frank on film.

Foster Hirsch, professor of film at Brooklyn College, will interview Millie Perkins, star of George Stevens’ acclaimed 1959 film, “The Diary of Anne Frank,” about her experience working on the landmark drama. A reception will follow. A free (and optional) screening of the film will begin at 10:30 a.m.

The event is at 10:30 a.m. for the film screening, and 2 p.m. for the discussion, Oct. 27, at Herzl-Ner Tamid, 3700 E. Mercer Way.

The event is part of the ‘Jewish Touch’ series. For ticket information or how to join, go to


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