[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements -- Oy Revolt! Yiddish Film Series
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Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 13:46:48 -0500 (CDT)
From: sonechka at uchicago.edu
Subject: Mendele Personal - Oy Revolt! Yiddish Film Series
Socialism, modernity, and political intrigue in the Yiddish
Come experience these rare Yiddish films which confront early
20th century social and political issues at the University of
Chicago's state-of-the-art second-run theater Doc Films, the
longest continuously running student film society in the
nation. All films will be on 35mm or 16mm reels, distributed
by the National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis
University, and will be shown with English subtitles.
October 2 - Ost und West (East and West)
October 9 - Nosn Becker Fort Aheym (The Return of Nosn
October 16 - Motl der Operator (Motl the Operator)
October 23 - Der Vanderner Yid (The Wandering Jew)
October 30 - Grine Felder (Green Fields)
November 6 - Der Dibuk (The Dybbuk)
November 13 - Di Klyatshe (Fishke the Lame or The Light
November 20 - Uncle Moses
December 4 - Yankl der Shmid (The Singing Blacksmith)
All films start at 7:00 pm and are introduced by Dr. Jan
Schwarz, the University of Chicago Yiddish professor, with
the exception of Nosn Becker Fort Aheym (10/9), which will be
starting at 7:30 pm and introduced by 4th year student Sonia
Tickets cost $5 individually, or $26 for a quarterly pass to
For the full film blurbs, please visit
or contact Sonia at sonechka at uchicago.edu. Also feel free to
contact her with any further questions about this
Doc Films is located at 1212 East 59th St., Chicago, IL 60637
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