“The Survivor,” based on SU Press book “Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano,” debuts April 27, 2022

April 25, 2022, noon

Harry Haft cover photo
Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano

“The Survivor”, a movie based on the SU Press book Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano by Alan Scott Haft, is scheduled to debut on HBO and HBO Max on April 27, 2022. It is being released on Holocaust Remembrance Day (this year April 28, 2022), commemorating the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. The book and movie are about an Auschwitz prisoner whose survival depends on continued victory in boxing matches.

The book, Harry Haft: Survivor of Auschwitz, Challenger of Rocky Marciano , was also made into an audiobook by Syracuse University Libraries’ Sound Beat: Access Audio and won an Earphones Award Winner by AudioFile, the premier audiobook authority publication.

SU Press has published several books in the area of Jewish Studies.

Previous Next