[Mendele] Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements--Looking for translator(s) to help with a film

Victor Bers victor.bers at yale.edu
Sun Mar 14 20:34:49 EDT 2010

Mendele Personal Notices & Announcements
March 14, 2010

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I am a New York City based documentary filmmaker. I am working on a film 
titled IN EXILE about Orthodox Jews who are anti-Zionist. I have been 
filming this project for some time now - both in Jerusalem and in New 
York. The subjects of my film primarily speak Yiddish. I am looking for 
some assistance with Yiddish-English translation and wonder if you can 
help me find a translator or several translators who would be interested 
in helping out with this project.

I am looking for assistance with:
a. Translating previously recorded interviews.
b. Translating in the field, helping to translate interviews (being 
conducted by me with a Yiddish speaker)

I am seeking to work with advanced Yiddish speakers. I am looking to shoot 
a couple of interviews in the very near future (either this week or next) 
with some of my yiddish speaking subjects and would be extremely grateful 
to a translator who would be available to assist me with conducting 
interviews. The position is not paid, but all involved would be awarded 
credits in the film. Also, there is a possibility for the work to become 
paid in the future.

Thanks so much for your kind assistance!!

All the best,
Heather Tenzer
htenzer at yahoo.com
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