Commemorating the Holocaust

In observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the U.S. Embassy, in coordination with the American Corner in Podgorica, hosted a commemorative event to honor the liberation of Auschwitz in 1945 and to remember and honor the victims and survivors of the Holocaust. Following a video excerpt on the role of photography and film during the Holocaust from a new documentary series – “The U.S. and the Holocaust” –  by American Documentary Film Maker Ken Burns, Ivana Ilickovic, a member of the local Jewish community shared her grandmother’s story of survival during the Holocaust. Political Officer Daniel McIntosh and Public Affairs Officer Suzanne Schaefer from the Embassy moderated the event.