Yiddish Festival

Film - March 21, 2012

The Forward:
From Immigrants to Americans

 
Yiddish with English subtitles.
Director: Marlene Booth
USA, 1989, 58 min, color

THE SPRING 2012 YIDDISH FESTIVAL
Presented by Prof. Gil Ribak, The Schusterman Postdoctoral Fellow in Judaic Studies

 

Films

All films will be shown at 4pm in Modern Languages, 413
Suggested parking: 2nd Street Garage

Uncle Moses - February 29, 2012
Yiddish with English subtitles. Director Sidney Goldin and Aubry Scotto
USA , 1932, 87 min, black and white

The Forward: From Immigrants to Americans - March 21, 2012
Yiddish with English subtitles. Director: Marlene Booth
USA, 1989, 58 min, color

Partisans of Vilna - April 4, 2012
English, Hebrew and Yiddish w/English subtitles
Director: Joshua Waletzky
USA, 1986, 130 minutes, color

A Gesheft (The Deal) - April 23, 2012
Yiddish with English subtitles. Director: Yacov Kirsh
USA, 2005, 90 min, color

LECTURE - March 5, 2012

Nancy Sinkoff, Associate Professor of History & Jewish Studies, Rutgers University
“Arch Rivals in “The Archers’ Voice:”  Revisiting the Origins of the Hebrew-Yiddish Language War Among East European Maskilim”

The University of Arizona Hillel Foundation (1245 E. 2nd St.)
Suggested parking: 2nd Street Garage

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