The National Center for Jewish Film’s Jewishfilm.2015 – “Theodore Bikel: In the Shoes of Sholom Aleichem”

May 3, 2015 $10.00 - $12.00 0

MASSACHUSETTS PREMIERE – Portraits of two beloved icons—Sholom Aleichem and Theodore Bikel—are woven together in this enchanting new documentary. The two men have much in common: wit, wisdom and talent, all shot through with deep humanity and Yiddishkeit. Theodore Bikel, the unstoppable performer whose career spans more than 150 screen roles (including an Oscar-nominated turn in The Defiant Ones) and countless stage and musical productions, is also the foremost interpreter of Sholom Aleichem’s work. “The grandest event…must-see.” –San Jose Mercury News “Performance-packed doc destined to have a long life.” –KQED

Special Guest: Hankus Netsky, composer of Theodore Bikel’s original score

Dir: John Lollos | USA | 2014 | 75m | English

SPONSORS: Department of Near Eastern & Judaic Studies at Brandeis University;New Center for Arts & Culture; Boston Jewish Music Festival

Screening as part of
The National Center for Jewish Film’s
18th Annual Film Festival
April 30-May 15


Event Location: West Newton Cinema
1296 Washington Street MA, Newton, Massachusetts, 02465

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Sunday, May 3, 2015, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$12.00 General Admission
$10.00 Student/Senior

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