The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
I watched a movie recently titled Out Of The Ashes and thought it was worthy of the time spent to do so.
Movie Information from Rotten Tomatoes is below:
This powerful, politically charged cable TV movie was based on the memoirs of Hungarian gynecologist and Holocaust survivor Gisella Perl. Having spent the WWII years in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz, Perl (played by Christine Lahti) hopes to leave her living nightmare behind when the Allies liberate Europe. But when she applies for American citizenship in 1946, she is hauled into military court to explain the extent to which she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at Auschwitz without her superiors' knowledge. But as Perl struggles to explain to her relentless interrogators (the explanation taking the form of extended flashbacks), she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the Nazi gas chambers. Filmed on location in Canada, the U.K., and Lithuania, Out of the Ashes made its Showtime network debut on April 13, 2003.
I believe the full movie can be viewed somewhere on YouTube. Of course, one can obtain it in myriad places. And I recommend it.
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WORD FOR TODAY
1. to present as worthy of confidence, acceptance, use, etc.
2. to represent or urge as advisable or expedient.
3. to make desirable or attractive.
4. to advise, as an alternative; suggest (a choice, course of action, etc.) as appropriate, beneficial, or the like.
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Writing means sharing. It's part of the human condition to want to share things - thoughts, ideas, opinions.