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Film Festival: Challah Rising

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Friday, January 12, 1:00pm

CHALLAH RISING IN THE DESERT: THE JEWS OF NEW MEXICO
USA, 2017, 84 min., English
WORLD PREMIERE!
Amidst New Mexico’s unique Jewish community, the five-braided challah represents five waves of settlement including Conversos escaping the Spanish Inquisition 400 years ago, German Jewish pioneers of the Santa Fe Trail in the 1800s, scientists of the 1940s at Los Alamos and the counterculture of the 1960s.  This film is part of the series, Frontier Jews, documenting Jewish communities in the border region of the American Southwest.

Special Guest: Producer/Director Isaac Artenstein
Made possible by the Bob Polinsky Memorial Media Arts Fund.

“Challah Rising in the Desert” Trailer from Isaac Artenstein on Vimeo.

Tickets Here 
Tucson International Jewish Film Festival Homepage

Details

Date:
January 12
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Organizer

Shira Brandenburg
Phone:
(520) 299-3000

Venue

Tucson JCC
3800 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718 United States
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Phone:
520-299-3000
Website:
www.tucsonjcc.org

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