Kavod on the Road: Film: Sholem Aleichem, Laughing in the Darkness

tue27feb1:00 pmtue3:00 pmKavod on the Road: Film: Sholem Aleichem, Laughing in the Darkness

Time

(Tuesday) 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

Location

Hebrew Educational Alliance

3600 S. Ivanhoe Street

Event Details

Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness is an American biographical documentary film about Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem, who is best known for his stories about Tevye the Dairyman, the basis for the musical Fiddler on the Roof. The film uses historical photographs, film, and audio, as well as analysis by scholars and excerpts from his work read in Yiddish, to document the writer’s life and the shtetl and Lower East Side lifestyles that influenced him. It was released in July 2011 to positive reviews, and is one of only a small number of works with a 100% rating at the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Film 93 minutes.