Holocaust survivors Saul Dreier (left) and Ruby Sosnowicz use the power of pre-war klezmer music to promote peace in “Saul & Ruby, To Life!”  (AJC FILE PHOTO)
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‘Holocaust Survivor Band’ movie closes out Jewish film festival in Sandy Springs 

The story of two Holocaust survivors who formed the lovable Saul & Ruby’s Holocaust Survivor Band closes out the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center on Feb. 27. Saul Dreier and Ruby Sosnowicz are the focus of the documentary, “Saul & Ruby, To Life” on the duo’s musical trek across the U.S. performing tunes intended to uplift, unify and heal the human spirit.

Saul and Ruby, who are still performing in their nineties, will appear in conversation with Lois J. Reitzes, host of the WABE show, “City Lights,” following 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. screenings. 

Sandy Springs hosts other films throughout the day on Saturday and Sunday, as well as afternoon and evening showings, Monday through Thursday. They include the psychological drama “Incitement” on the assassination Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin.

For more information on documentaries, dramas and comedies featured, visit ajff.org.

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