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This winter, the Youngstown Jewish Community Center is presenting virtual film viewings. Films will be available online for 72 hours beginning at 7:00 pm on the day listed. Information available from Emelia Sherin, Program Coordinator, at 330.746.3250 ext. 106 or esherin@jewishyoungstown.org. 

 

Virtual Film Festival

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival: Humor Me


The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival presents the comedy Humor Me, on Monday, October 19, at 7:30 pm, at the Twin Skyway Drive-In. With an interminable case of writer’s block and a personal family crisis, playwright Nate is forced to move into his father’s retirement community.  More information at jewishyoungstown.org/filmfest.

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival: Picture of His Life

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival presents the documentary Picture of His Life, on Thursday, October 15, at 7:30 pm, at the Twin Skyway Drive-In. World renowned wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum has one final photographic dream remaining - to photograph a polar bear underwater. As his journey unfolds, so does an intimate and painful story of dedication, sacrifice, and personal redemption.  Your $25 ticket provides online access for a 48 hour window to watch the virtual films, as well as a ticket to each of the films showing at the Skyway Drive In.

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival: My Name is Sara


The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation presents the film drama, My Name Is Sara, beginning Thursday, October 8, with online access for 48 hours. This is the story of Sara Goralnik, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September 1942. Tickets are $25 for all 7 films, as well as a ticket to each of the films showing at the Skyway Drive In.  Tickets and more information at jewishyoungstown.org/filmfest. 

 

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival: Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Film Festival presents the documentary: Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn, on Monday, October 6, at 7:30 pm, at the Twin Skyway Drive-In. Director Ivy Meeropol, whose grandparents Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were prosecuted by Cohn, will take a closer look at the controversial lawyer and fixer. More information at jewishyoungstown.org/filmfest.

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Jewish Film Festival: The Crossing

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation presents the film drama, Viral: The Crossing, beginning Tuesday, September 29, with online access for 48 hours. When their parents are arrested for hiding Jewish children, 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto take up the task of hiding young Sarah and Daniel from the Nazis and helping them escape into Sweden. Tickets are $25 for all 7 films, as well as a ticket to each of the films showing at the Skyway Drive In.  Tickets and more information at jewishyoungstown.org/filmfest. 

ONE TICKET - SEVEN FILMS

Youngstown Area Jewish Federation: Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations

The Youngstown Area Jewish Federation presents the film documentary, Viral: Antisemitism in Four Mutations, beginning Wednesday, September 23, with online access for 48 hours. Director Andrew Goldberg examines its rise, traveling through four countries to follow antisemites and their victims, along with experts, politicians, and locals.  Tickets are $25 for all 7 films, as well as a ticket to each of the films showing at the Skyway Drive In.  Tickets and more information at jewishyoungstown.org/filmfest. 

Opera Western Reserve Presents: Summer Songs with Marian Vogel

Opera Western Reserve Presents: Summer Songs with Marian Vogel. Regionally-renowned soprano, Marian Vogel, accompanied by pianist Benjamin Malkevitch, performs a virtual recital, available online on Wednesday, August 12, at 7 pm.  Recorded in the historic Stambaugh Auditorium concert hall, the program contains opera favorites, exciting show-tunes, plus behind the scenes extras.  More information available on Facebook and OperaWesternReserve.org.

YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies: Film Screening and Discussion: 93Queen

The YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies presents a Film Screening and Discussion on 93Queen, the story of how Hasidic women founded the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in NYC.  The program takes place on Wednesday, March 4 at 6:00 pm, in the “Schwebel Auditorium” in Moser Hall, on the YSU campus. This is a co-production with the Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival.

Butler Institute of American Art: Director's Spring Lecture Series: Over the Cliff, the Story of the Second Generation

The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown presents The Directors Winter Lecture Series. Butler Director Dr. Louis Zona will give a talk on Over the Cliff, the Story of the Second Generation, on Sunday,March 8, at 2 pm in the Zona Auditorium on the first floor of the Butler's Beecher Center. Seating is limited. More information at butlerart.com.

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