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February 2018
£5.25

The Governess

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Scott Cinema, Bristol, Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
Bristol, Avon BS9 4HN United Kingdom
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Set in the 1830s, the story centres on Rosina da Silva, the sophisticated eldest daughter of a wealthy Jewish Italian family living in a small enclave of Sephardic London Jews. When her father is murdered on the street and leaves behind numerous debts, she refuses an arranged marriage to an older suitor, declaring that she will work to support her family, even if she has to take to the stage like her aunt, who is a renowned singer. She decides…

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March 2018
£3 - £6

From Buenos Aires to Bristol – The history of Limmud, the global Jewish educational phenomenon

March 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Redland Green Bowling Club, Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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  With Bristol holding its first Limmud event in June 2018, it’s time to hear what makes Limmud so remarkable.  Founded in 1980, Limmud has spread all over the world, empowering Jews of every stripe and type to take control of their own learning. It has pioneered modes of participatory leadership and how different Jews can learn and work together while fully respecting their deepest held differences. Still controversial amongst some for its unparalleled approach to inclusion, there are now…

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Norman: the moderate rise and fall of a New York fixer

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Scott Cinema, Bristol, Northumbria Drive, Henleaze
Bristol, Avon BS9 4HN United Kingdom
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Norman (Richard Gere), a New York fixer, knows the right people and can get things done. When an Israeli dignitary named Eshel (Lior Ashkenazi) comes to the city, Norman decides to impress the man by buying him some very expensive shoes. It works and he establishes a strong connection to the man, but a few years later, when Eshel becomes the Israel prime minister, Norman can't communicate with him anymore, and this threatens to destroy his reputation. “Israeli director Cedar…

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April 2018
£3 - £6

Painting Exile: R. B. Kitaj, Frank Auerbach and Leon Kossoff

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Redland Green Bowling Club, Redland Green Road
Redland, BS6 7HE
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“The novelty of our time that so many individuals have experienced the uprooting and dislocations that have made them expatriate and exiles.” The words of Edward Said encapsulate the widely-held view that exile was emblematic of the modern world. This talk will focus  upon three artists featured in the exhibition ‘Out of Chaos’ at the Laing Art Gallery in 2016-17: Frank Auerbach, R.B. Kitaj and Leon Kossoff. They were loosely grouped under the label the ‘School of London.’ Focusing…

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