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The Survivor, Film Screening and Q&A with Alan Haft
January 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
“The Survivor” Film Screening & Q&A With Author Alan Scott Haft
Thursday, January 19, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
At The USF St. Petersburg Campus Student Center
This event is free and open to the public
“The Survivor”, directed by Barry Levinson and starring Ben Foster, Billy Magnussen, and Peter Sarsgaard, is based on the book, “Harry Haft, Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano”, by Alan Scott Haft. Alan’s book, which tells the story of his father, Harry’s experience in Auschwitz and his life afterward, was first published in 2006. The film adaptation, released in 2021, has been nominated for numerous awards. Alan Scott Haft was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1950. A first-generation college student, he graduated from Queens College in 1973 and received his J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law in 1978. Alan currently lives in Albuquerque, NM with his wife Gail. They have two adult children, Hartley and Jamie. The story of Alan’s father was first published in hardcover by Syracuse University Press in 2006. Today, Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano is available in hardcover, paperback, and audiobook. It has been translated from English into German and Polish.
Biography & Photo Courtesy of: www.harryhaftboxer.com