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The Return: A documentary by Adam Zucker

The Return: A documentary by Adam Zucker
121 St. Joseph Street, Alumni Hall, Room 400
Time: Mar 8th, 6:10 pm End: Mar 8th, 8:00 pm
Interest Categories: Slavic Studies (FAS), Religion, Study of (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Jewish Studies, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), Cinema, 2000-
Film Screening & Discussion

The Polish Program and the Anne Tanenbaum Centre for Jewish Studies present

THE RETURN

A documentary by Adam Zucker
Screening followed by Q&A with the director

With no access to their heritage , four women are forging a new sense of self. In the country that was once the epicenter of the Jewish world, and now regarded as "the Jewish graveyard," they are figuring out how to be Jewish in today's Poland.

ADAM ZUCKER (Director / Producer / Editor) is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and editor. His previous film Greensboro: Closer to the Truth premiered at SXSW, was the closing night film at the Full Frame Film Festival and went on to play at over 35 festivals in the U.S. and abroad. It received the Audience Award for Best Feature at the Rome International Film Festival and Best Documentary at the Dead Center Film Festival. Adam was the director, writer and coproducer of episodes of the three-part series Free to Dance, chronicling African-American contributions to modern dance. The Emmy-winning series aired on PBS. He has received grants from the Sundance Documentary Fund, Jerome Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, Foundation for Jewish Culture, Taube Foundation for Jewish Life and Culture and the Southern Humanities Media Fund among many others.

This event is free and open to the public. No registration required. Limited seating. For further information, please contact the please contact the Centre for Jewish Studies at 416 978-1624.

 

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