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American Jewish Cinema (East Hampton)
April 18 @ 12:15 pm–1:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Thursday, repeating until May 23, 2019
Discover the American Jewish experience through cinema. From Al Jolson’s role as “The Jazz Singer,” to Ben Stiller playing a modern and hip rabbi dating in New York City in “Keeping the Faith”, you’ll find the history and sociology of American Jews come to life on the big screen.
Participants should screen the movies before class discussions:
April 18-The Jazz Singer (1927) NOTE: The Al Jolson movie, not the Neil Diamond One
April 25-A Gentleman’s Agreement (1947)
May 2-Goodbye Columbus (1969)
May 9-Yentl (1983)
May 16-Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
May 23-Keeping the Faith (2000)