“An Article of Hope,” a documentary produced by Washington, D.C. film director Dan Cohen, will be shown on April 18, 2012 as part of the 2012 Filmfest DC and introduced by Arnold Lutzker, who is a Filmfest DC board member.  This moving and inspirational feature film tells the story of a miniature Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust and was taken into space by Ilan Ramon, the first Israeli astronaut, who perished along with the entire Columbia crew and the Torah when the space shuttle broke apart on re-entry in 2003.  The film has won festival audience awards and acclaim from NASA.