National Center for Jewish Film’s Jewishfilm.2014 – “Joe Papp in Five Acts”

May 9, 2014 $12.00 0

MASSACHUSETTS PREMIERE – The story of New York’s indomitable, street-wise champion of the arts, Joe Papp (born Yosel Papirovski in Brooklyn in 1921), founder of The Public Theater who introduced interracial casting, free Shakespeare in the Park, Hair, A Chorus Line, and nurtured many of our greatest playwrights and actors. Featuring Meryl Streep, James Earl Jones, Kevin Kline, Martin Sheen, Olympia Dukakis, Mandy Patinkin, Ntozake Shange, and more. Tribeca Film Festival Critics Choice

Special Guests: Director Tracie Holder at both screenings. At Suffolk Modern, Holder in conversation with Robert Brustein, Suffolk Distinguished Scholar & Founder of American Repertory Theater, moderated by Dr. Marilyn Polotkins

Directors: Tracie Holder & Karen Thorsen | USA | 2012 | 84m | English

CO-PRESENTED BY: Suffolk University

Screening as part of 
The National Center for Jewish Film’s 
17th Annual Film Festival
May 1-11



Event Location: Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave., Boston, Massachusetts, 02115

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Friday, May 9, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$12.00 General Admission
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