HBO’s The Survivor will be shown at the White House on Thursday, marking President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden’s first official screening since taking office.
The event, to take place in the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, will be closed to the press, but the White House said that the movie’s director, Barry Levinson, will attend, along with producers and its lead actor, Ben Foster, as well as representatives of the American Jewish community. The movie tells the Holocaust story of Harry Haft, who after being sent to Auschwitz is forced to fight fellow prisoners in the camp. He survived, and later pursued a professional boxing career. Read more here+