Sheba Film Festival, New York, May 6-17

 

Pearls of Africa – The Abayudaya Jews of Uganda

Wednesday, May 6th 2009 7:30 pm

The Abayudaya are a unique community of 600 Black Ugandans in Eastern Uganda, who chose to adopt the Jewish faith about 90 years ago.

Q&A with Y’sudah Yehudah Cultural Anthropologist

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Screening at JCC in MANHATTAN

 

The Name My Mother Gave Me

Thursday, May 14th 2009 7:30 pm

This moving documentary follows a group of Israeli adolescents, mostly born in Ethiopia, on a life changing journey.

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Screening at Helen Mills Theatre


 

Vasermil

Sunday May 17th, 2009 2:00 pm

Vasermil tells the story of three teenagers who live in a tough neighborhood, growing up in an unforgiving environment, pinning their hopes on football as a way out.

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Screening at Schomburg Center

 

Zrubavel

Sunday May 17th, 2009 4:00 pm

Zrubavel tells the story of a family in cultural disarray upon their journey from Ethiopia to Israel.  Zrubavel is a universal story of struggle and generational rifts.

Followed by Q&A

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Screening at Schomburg Center

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