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There is still time to Join! Rescheduled Dates – Sixteenth Annual Renaissance Film Festival
January 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Sunday, repeating until January 31, 2021
Sundays, January 24 and 31 from 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Thank you for attending the first night of Temple Sinai’s Sixteenth Annual Film Festival. Unfortunately, due to family circumstances our guest lecturer Adam Nayman is not available on Sunday January 17. The dates for this series have been revised to January 24 and January 31. The Zoom link will remain the same for these next dates. You will also receive an email reminder with the Zoom link, one day prior to these dates.
Fern Gitter and Joanne Wolfson
Note: The Zoom link will be the same each week.
We welcome back our film critic and author Adam Nayman who will present clips throughout the series from such films as Life of Emile Zola, The Great Dictator, The Producers, Annie Hall, Funny Girl and various Coen Brothers Films such as A Serious Man, Barton Fink, Hail, Caesar! and Llewyn Davis.
Sunday, January 24
Comedy = Tragedy Plus Time
Drawing on old showbiz traditions while inventing new ones, a generation of Jewish-American comedians re-shape the trajectory of mainstream humour.
Sunday, January 31
Focus on the Coen Brothers
In films like Barton Fink, A Serious Man, and Hail, Caesar! Joel and Ethan Coen pose questions of Jewish ideology and identity and how they intersect with popular culture. This lecture will tie the films together through an examination of their ethnic self-presentation.