“The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev” | NCJF’s Annual Film Festival 2017

Top Pick May 21, 2017 Boston $12.00 - $14.00
“The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev”
“The Wonderful Kingdom of Papa Alaev”

Meet Tajikistan’s answer to the Jackson family. For more than 50 years the Alaev family, a multigenerational folk-rock group, has blended Eastern European, Jewish and Roma influences into unforgettable performances. After the fall of the Soviet Union, their benevolent patriarch, Papa Allo, moved his clan to Israel, where he continues to rule with an iron tambourine. As generations clash, the show must go on, but who will lead the band? Set to a blazing tribal soundtrack, drama and drumbeats sing out from every entertaining exchange in this grand family affair. Enter the Kingdom and feel the beat. A featured film at HotDocs, DocAviv, IDFA, DocNYC.

Dir: Tal Barda & Noam Pinchas | Israel | 2016 | 74m | Hebrew, Russian, Tajik w/ English subtitles

Screening in MFA’S Alfond Auditorium

Tickets & Festival Program: www.jewishfilm.org

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Fact Sheet
Sunday, May 21, 2017, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
$14.00 General
$12.00 Senior/Student

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