"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
—Muriel Rukeyser

Leslie Neilan's Book of Leah Reading at the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Nearly 200 people came to the screenplay reading of Leslie Neilan's The Book of Leah. The actors performed 7 scenes from Leslie's screenplay and Holocaust survivor Aaron Elster spoke about the importance of getting the film made. Four Jewish War Veteran were also honored at the event.

Leslie Neilan and Aaron Elster, Speaker/Author at Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center.

Actors John Judd, Lia Mortenson, Mark Grapey, AC Smith, Claire Cooney, Nina Ganet and Jonah Rawitz performed several scenes from the screenplay. They did an incredible job of bringing to life the characters for "The Book of Leah."

Paul Neilan (R)

Spencer Neilan (R)

Melanie Neilan (center L)

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