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22. - 28. 5. 2011. KINO EUROPA

Film Program

Film projections from 22. to 28. May, 2011., cinema Europa, Zagreb
The 5th Jewish Film Festival theme is "Women in Holocaust".

Education

Special project related to teaching young people about the Holocaust, called "Educational Mornings"

Music Program

During the seven days of the Festival you will enjoy a very interesting music program that we prepared for you this year.

Thematic Exhibitions

An exhibition titled "Women in the Holocaust"

Talent Workshop

For Up-And-Coming Screenwriter, Directors, Cinematographers, Editors And Production Sound Recordists/Mixers

From Shtetl to Swing

 R. Fabienne Rousso- Lenoir, Documentary, 58 min.

al_jolson GROUCHO KLEZMER

Synopsis

Between 1880 and 1924, 2.5 million Jews fled persecution in Russia and Eastern Europe, kissed the shtetl goodbye, and migrated to America. Turning a fresh, playful eye to the cultural attitudes and musical styles that proliferated throughout this extraordinarily rich period, from Yiddish theater to musical extravaganza, from klezmer to ragtime, from symphonic jazz to swing – all the way from the Bowery to Tin Pan Alley to Broadway to Hollywood – FROM SHTETL TO SWING recounts the ebullient, screaming-to-be-told story of a musical metamorphosis born in darkest Russia, only to blaze across the sky of the Great White Way.

  • Title: From Shtetl to Swing
  • Director: Fabienne Rousso- Lenoir
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2005
  • Running Time: 58 min.
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Stars: Harold Arlen, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire

Awards

  • CZECH CRYSTAL, Golden Prague 2006

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