Boulder Jewish Film Festival: Hava Nagila
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival, Kathryn Bernheimer, Founding Director of the Festival, has selected some audience favorites to view over the summer and fall.
To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Boulder Jewish Film Festival, Kathryn Bernheimer, Founding Director of the Festival, has selected some audience favorites to view over the summer and fall. All screenings will be held at the Dairy Arts Center in the Boedecker Theater. There will be a social gathering before each screening for people to meet and connect and a brief talkback with Kathryn following each film.
Hava Nagila (2012) 1 hour 15 minutes
It’s to music what the bagel is to food – a Jewish staple that has transcended its origins and become a worldwide hit. Bob Dylan sang it. Elvis, too. And that’s only the beginning when it comes to Hava Nagila. Follow the infectious party song on its fascinating journey from the shtetls of Eastern Europe to the cul-de-sacs of America in this hilarious and surprisingly deep film. Featuring interviews with Harry Belafonte, Connie Francis, Glen Campbell, Leonard Nimoy, Regina Spektor and more, HAVA NAGILA (THE MOVIE) takes viewers from Ukraine and Israel to the Catskills, Greenwich Village and Hollywood, using the song as a springboard to explore Jewish history and identity and to spotlight the cross-cultural connections that can only be achieved through music.
Tuesday, October 25 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm | $12
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