Happy Birthday, Molly! Celebrate East and West and Other Migrating Identities
Live Score and Film Screening of East and West (1923) starring Molly Picon Featuring composer of the 1991 score Pete Sokolow and Michael Winograd (Sandaara)
Part of the Program Series Not Just Funny Girl: Jewish American Women Comedians
In Partnership with YIVO and the Center for Jewish History
Join us for a live score and film screening of the silent classic East and West (1923) featuring the composer of the original score for the 1991 remastered film Pete Sokolow and musician Michael Winograd (Klezmer Trio, Sandaara). This program celebrates the 121 birthday of the star of East and West, Molly Picon, highlighting her talented bridging of multiple geographies and identities in her performances, prompting us to consider todays concepts of East versus West, immigration, diaspora, and identity.
Center for Jewish History (View)
15 W 16th St
New York, NY 10011