Jewish Influence In Cinema (In Person)

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This program focuses on the influence of Jewish immigrants on the United States film culture during the Golden Age of Hollywood and will highlight examples of Producers (Samuel Goldwyn, Carl Laemmle), Directors (Billy Wilder, Otto Preminger) and Actors (Kirk Douglas, Peter Lorre), Actresses (Lauren Bacall, Shelley Winters): Utilizing clips of rare interviews and intimate moments we will draw a broad portrait of the Jewish immigrant experience and it's effect on the history of motion pictures.