Circle Cinema, Jewish Federation of Tulsa, and the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art present the first ever Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival. Between Oct. 19 and 23, Circle Cinema will screen eleven films including comedies, dramas, documentaries, and animation.
Among the films shown will be Sixty-Six, a comedy about a boy who’s Bar Mitzvah is overshadowed by England’s sole World Cup win, Return of the Violin, a documentary about Israeli Philharmonic founder Bronisslaw Huberman’s stolen 1731 Stradivarius, When Comedy Went to School, a documentary about the birth of modern stand-up comedy in the Catskill Mountains and the Jewish-American comedians who created it (with a special introduction by TTV columnist Barry Friedman), and Run Boy Run, a drama focusing on an eight-year-old boy who, after fleeing Warsaw Ghetto in 1942, poses as a Christian orphan on a Polish farm and begins to lose his Jewish identity.
There will be a reception on the 19th at 6:30pm with special guest Michael Wallis, artwork from the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, and live music.
The Jewish Federation of Tulsa, Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art, Circle Cinema
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