“Breaking Home Ties” | National Center for Jewish Film’s Annual Festival

May 12, 2016 Boston $12.00 - $14.00

1922 Silent with Live Music by Composer Donald Sosin.

NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – New Digital Restoration by The National Center for Jewish Film. Thinking he has killed his friend Paul in a jealous rage, David Bergmann flees pre-revolutionary Russia for New York, where he becomes a successful lawyer and woos smart, independent Rose. When the Bergmann parents move to New York, immigrant life takes its toll. Will David marry Rose? Will the Bergmanns be reunited? And what about Paul, the friend David thought he killed back in Russia? Long thought lost, the world’s only existing print of Breaking Home Ties was discovered, rescued, and restored by The National Center for Jewish Film. Critic’s Pick Best Film of the New York Jewish Film Festival. With more than one thousand film scores written and recorded to date, Donald Sosin is one of the world’s leading silent film composers. Q&A with NCJF directors Sharon Pucker Rivo & Lisa Rivo and musician Donald Sosin will include a video of before-and-after the restoration.

Directors: Frank Seltzer & George Rowlands | USA | 1922 | 78m | Silent

Screening as part of:

The National Center for Jewish Film’s

19th Annual Film Festival


MAY 4-22

Tickets: www.jewishfilm.org

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Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
$14.00 General
$12.00 Senior/Student

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