“Body & Soul” + “A Cantor on Trial” | NCJF’s Annual Film Festival 2017

Top Pick May 7, 2017 West Newton $12.00 - $14.00 0
“Body and Soul: An American Bridge”
“Body and Soul: An American Bridge”

NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE
Put on your dancing shoes for this toe-tapping documentary. Music broke the color barrier before the U.S. Army and before baseball. The American Songbook was forged in part by the collaboration of African Americans and Jews—and by their conflicts as well. This film swings as it looks at the relationship between black and Jewish musicians in the Jazz Age. Featuring Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Johnny Green, Libby Holman, Jack Hylton, John Coltrane, and Louis Armstrong. Winner, Best Music Documentary San Francisco Black Film Festival. Dir: Robert Philipson | USA | 2016 | 58m | English

Preceded by
“A CANTOR ON TRIAL”
World Premiere – New Digital Restoration
Restored by The National Center for Jewish Film
Hilarious short starring Leibele Waldman with music by Sholom Secunda. (Dir: Sidney Goldin | USA | 1931 | 10m | Yiddish w/ English subtitles)

Tickets & Festival Program: www.jewishfilm.org

+ More... - Less...
Fact Sheet
When
Sunday, May 7, 2017, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Where
West Newton Cinema
1296 Washington St
West Newton, MA 02465
Price
$14.00 General
$12.00 Senior/Student

CJP provides the above links concerning third-party events for your convenience only. CJP has no control over the content of the linked-to websites or events they describe, and accepts no responsibility for the websites, including any advertising or products or services on or available from such sites, or for any loss or damage that may arise from your attending, or registering to attend, the described events. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to below, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites and event attendance. CJP is not responsible or liable to you or any third party for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties. All statements and/or opinions expressed in the linked-to materials or at the described events, and all commentary, articles and other content provided at the third-party websites or at the events, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the persons or entities operating the linked-to websites and events. The inclusion of any link on this website does not imply that CJP endorses the described event, or the linked-to website or its operator.

More From...

More In...

More At...