Posts Tagged ‘Witness’

Ruth Gruber Inspires New Movie

September 1st, 2010

Ahead of Time is the directorial debut of award-winning cinematographer Bob Richman, which relates the remarkable real-life journey of Schocken author Ruth Gruber, who is celebrating her 99th birthday on September 30, 2010, a spirited woman who rejected the gender boundaries of her generation – leaving Brooklyn for studies in Berlin, where she witnessed the rise of Nazism and began documenting her observations. An impassioned foreign correspondent, she began her illustrious career with the New York Herald Tribune, is the award-winning author of 19 books, including Witness, which is available in paperback from Schocken Books.

Meet Ruth Gruber, Director Bob Richman, Producer Zeva Oelbaum in person at select shows.