(CBS DETROIT) — An internationally acclaimed film is now playing in Metro Detroit.

The film, “My Name is Sara,” is based on the true story of Sara Goralnik-Shapiro, who is the mother of Detroit philanthropist Mickey Shapiro.

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Sara Shapiro survived the Holocaust by convincing a farmer in Ukraine that she was Christian instead of Jewish.

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The film premiered at The Maple Theater in Bloomfield Township Friday night and will be playing for the next week.

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