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"Body & Soul" + "Cantor on Trial" | National Center for Jewish Film's Annual Film Festival 2017
West Newton Cinema
West Newton, MA
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Advance purchase option no longer available in order to give our office time to prepare will call. TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE. Purchase Day-of-Show tickets in person at the West Newton Cinema on Sunday, May 7. NCJF's ticketing table in the lobby will open for the day at 1:30pm



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"Body & Soul" + "Cantor on Trial" | National Center for Jewish Film's Annual Film Festival 2017
Sunday, May 7, 5:00 pm @ West Newton Cinema

NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE
Put on your dancing shoes for this toe-tapping documentary. Music broke the color barrier before the U.S. Army and before baseball. The American Songbook was forged in part by the collaboration of African Americans and Jewsand by their conflicts as well. This film swings as it looks at the relationship between black and Jewish musicians in the Jazz Age. Featuring Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Johnny Green, Libby Holman, Jack Hylton, John Coltrane, and Louis Armstrong. Winner, Best Music Documentary San Francisco Black Film Festival.

Dir: Robert Philipson | USA | 2016 | 58m | English

Preceded by
A CANTOR ON TRIAL
World Premiere - New Digital Restoration
Restored by The National Center for Jewish Film
Dir: Sidney Goldin | USA | 1931 | 10m | Yiddish w/ English subs

Hilarious 1931 comedy short starring Leibele Waldman with music by Sholom Secunda.

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Screening as part of:
The National Center for Jewish Films
20th Annual Film Festival
May 4-21, 2017

Full festival program: www.jewishfilm.org

Location

West Newton Cinema (View)
1296 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465
United States


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