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WIZO Victoria: "Love Maria" Major Function

WIZO Victoria held a brunch with guest speaker Gregor Collins, author of ‘The Accidental Caregiver’. Collins shared his experience caring for Maria Altmann who inspired the 2015 film “Woman in Gold”. 

April 29, 2018

"Love Maria" Major Function

In April, WIZO Victoria held their major function. A brunch was held where guests enjoyed listening to Gregor Collins, author of ‘The Accidental Caregiver’, shared his experience caring for Maria Altmann who inspired the 2015 film “Woman in Gold”. Gregor shared the story of Maria’s escape from the Nazis, her fight and subsequent win in the Supreme Court case to return her family’s original Gustav Klimt artwork and the extraordinary people she met along the way. Gregor inspired over 220 guests who were enthralled by his presentation. Gregor signed copies of his books purchased by many guests at the event. It was a very successful event and the funds raised on the day will go towards the Aya Dinstein Center in Jerusalem.