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Movie Night: Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic
August 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm–8:00 pm
Join us for the premier of a documentary on the legendary Leonard Bernstein and his relationship with the Israel Philharmonic. Written and staring actor playwright Hershey Felder.
Mr. Felder who both wrote and stars in the film will join us virtually after the movie for a Q & A.
The film is a project of American Friends of the Israeli Philharmonic, and the Jewish Center of the Hamptons is proud to be a partner for this venture.
This event is open to the public.
About the Film
Leonard Bernstein and the Israel Philharmonic chronicles the varied and colorful life of one of the greatest musicians, played by masterful playwright, actor, pianist Hershey Felder. Commissioned by the Israel Philharmonic, the film traces Bernstein’s lifetime commitment to Israel and social causes, and includes iconic moments like the concert after the Six Day War when Bernstein conducted the Israel Philharmonic in Hatikvah at the newly liberated Western Wall.