Between assaults on women’s reproductive rights, the “We Saw Your Boobs” Oscars and one-too-many Carl’s Jr. commercials, one might think that 2013 wasn’t such a banner year for the ladies. But in fact, there were plenty of stand-out moments for women.
The French refer to the decade between 1920 and 1929 as les Années folles, the crazy years, which is apt when you consider how the French middle and upper classes generally loosened their brassieres and defined modern bohemia, Ã la Coco Chanel.
What you’re watching is the trailer for the documentary Alice Dancing Under the Gallows by Nick Reed, to be released later this year. At 110, Alice Herz-Sommer is the oldest Holocaust survivor. Her story is both touching and inspiring.