Film producer Ryan Cost, BAJ’06, will visit IU for a screening of his documentary, Never Again is Now, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Franklin Hall commons.
The documentary covers the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe, told by the children of Holocaust survivors. Following the screening, these panelists will discuss the film and the topic:
Cost, a senior producer at the Full Story Foundation. Cost previously worked as a writer and senior producer for The Blaze from 2011-2016, focusing in investigative news and documentary films. Cost wrote and produced Never Again is Now in 2015. While at IU, Cost worked for the Indiana Daily Student, WTIU, WFIU and WIUX.
Günther Jikeli, a visiting associate professor and Justin M. Druck Family Scholar in the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism and Robert A. and Sandra S. Borns Jewish Studies Program. Jikeli is a historian and sociologist, and focuses his research on the history of antisemitism in Europe. He is author of European Muslim Antisemitism. Why Young Urban Males Say They Don’t Like Jews, published by Indiana University Press in 2015.
Evelyn Markus, the daughter of Jewish Dutch Holocaust survivors, who is featured in the film. Markus was born in the Netherlands and lived there until 2006, when she emigrated to the United States. She co-founded a Dutch nonprofit organization called Network on Antisemitism. Her work has been published in Gatestone Institute magazine and Frontpage Magazine.
The event is presented by The Media School, the Borns Jewish Studies Program and the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism.