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
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.
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.
Sunday May 17th, 2009 4:00 pm
Zrubavel tells the story of a family in cultural disarray upon their journey from Ethiopia to Israel.Â Zrubavel is a universal story of struggle and generational rifts.
Followed by Q&A