Mon, Sep 09 | Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut

8:00pm Mon. "It Happened In Havana: A Yidish Love Story: & "Cuba's Forgotten Jewels"

“It Happened In Havana: A Yidish Love Story” & “Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana” Q&A with “It Happened In Havana” Director: Judy Schiller It Happened in Havana - Trailer: https://vimeo.com/230971609 Cuba's Forgotten Jewels - Trailer: https://vimeo.com/230971609
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Time & Location

Sep 09, 2019, 8:00 PM – 9:15 PM
Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut, 444 Main St N, Southbury, CT 06488, USA

About The Event

“It Happened In Havana: A Yidish Love Story” &

“Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana”

Q&A with “It Happened In Havana” Director: Judy Schiller

It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story 27 min Trailer: https://ithappenedinhavana.com/

A documentary about an elderly Jewish couple who look back at their childhoods on the lower east side of NYC and Eastern Europe, their courtship in Cuba and their life together in New York featuring personal and archival photographs and home movies from the 1920's through 1950's.

Cuba’s Forgotten Jewels 46 min The documentary explores the little known story of the Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi-occupied Europe and found a safe haven on the Caribbean island of Cuba. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/230971609

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Jewish Film Festival of Western Connecticut 2019