Festival Program

All events will take place at the Whitney Humanities Center, located at 53 Wall Street, and are free and open to the public. Please see below for a full schedule including room locations.


Saturday, October 17th

7:30 pm Opening remarks: Prof. Hannan Hever, Zelda Roland, Masha Shpolberg, Yahel Matalon
Screening THE CANTOR’S SON (1h30) USA, 1937, 35mm
9:30 pm Wine and cheese, 2nd floor rot

Sunday, October 18th

10:00 am Bagel Breakfast
10:30 am I WANT TO BE A BOARDER (15 min) USA, 1937, DVD and TEVYE (1h33) USA, 1939, 35mm
12:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm A CANTOR ON TRIAL (10 min) USA, 1931, DVD and BAR MITZVAH (1h15) USA, 1935, DVD
3:15 pm Coffee and cookies, 2nd floor rotunda
3:30 pm Screening of MAMELE (1h40) Poland, 1938, DCP
5:30 pm Coffee and cookies, 2nd floor rotunda
5:45 pm Keynote: J. Hoberman, room 208
6:45 pm Reception, room 208




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