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March 2019

The Jewish Influence on the British film industry and screening of The Man Who Got Carter, a documentary about the Jewish film producer Michael Klinger

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Watershed, 1 Canons Road
Bristol, BS1 5TX United Kingdom
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  The Jewish Influence on the British film industry and screening of The Man Who Got Carter, a documentary about the Jewish film producer Michael Klinger   This event, part of the Jewish Historical Society’s Jewish History Month, jointly hosted by JHSE, Watershed, UWE and DAVAR will occur at the Watershed. It will provide a unique insight into the potent influence of Jewish entrepreneurs and film-makers on the UK’s film industry.  Prof. Andrew Spicer (UWE) will give an overview of how Jewish exhibitors, distributors and producers shaped…

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March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Scott Cinema, Bristol, Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
Bristol, Avon BS9 4HN United Kingdom
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  Professor Eliezer Shkolnik, an elderly Talmudic scholar, whose long career has never amounted to much, has always been eclipsed by his middle-aged son – Professor Uriel Shkolnik, also a Talmudic specialist – who has been showered with all the awards and fellowships that he himself yearned for. The older man must now reconcile himself to being a footnote in his son's life. Then, one day, a sensational piece of news turns everything upside down. Joseph Cedar's Israeli movie Footnote…

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April 2019
£3 - £6

Saudade: A Sephardic journey

April 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Redland Green Bowling Club, Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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  10 years ago, after a series of seemingly disparate coincidences, Judy Rodrigues began a journey into 300 years of East End London Jewish history, which led her back through her grandfather’s Sephardic Marrano Jewish roots to Portugal and Northern Spain As an artist, the histories and stories became part of ‘life being lived’ as they began to permeate, enrich and expand the poetic metaphors of experience and place through her work. The journey became as much a search for…

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