National Center for Jewish Film’s Jewishfilm.2014 – “Mamele”

May 11, 2014 $12.00

NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – This musical comedy drama belongs to Molly Picon, “Queen of the Yiddish Musical,” who shines as Mamele (little mother), the dutiful daughter keeping her family intact. She’s so busy cooking, cleaning, and matchmaking for her brothers and sisters that she has little time for herself, until she discovers the violinist across the courtyard!  “A sparkling gem…. Picon is so delicious and quirky, you want to give her a knip in bekl (pinch on her cheek).” –Jewish Daily Forward

New Digital Restoration by The National Center for Jewish Film

Special Event with NCJF Co-Directors Sharon Pucker Rivo & Lisa Rivo
Directors: Joseph Green & Konrad Tom | Poland | 1938 | 97m | Yiddish w/ new English subtitles

Celebrate Mother’s Day with this 1938 Yiddish Film Classic Starring Molly Picon.

Mamele comes to Boston from sold out premieres in Jerusalem, Stockholm, Melbourne, Miami & New York City’s Lincoln Center 

CO-PRESENTED BY: Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry at Brandeis University

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



Event Location: West Newton Cinema
1296 Washington St, Newton, 02465

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Sunday, May 11, 2014, 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
$12.00 General Admission

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