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Jewish Arts Collaborative


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January 2019

The Ancient Law (film) with live music by Alicia Svigals and Donald Sosin

January 16, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Temple Israel, Boston, 477 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA United States
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Baruch, a rabbi’s son, yearns to become an actor so, against his father's wishes, leaves his shtetl for the Vienna stage. But success cannot quell Baruch's guilt and longing for home. A precursor to The Jazz Singer, The Ancient Law is one of the first films to have addressed the subject of assimilation and features visually stunning depictions of shtetl life. This gem of German-Jewish cinema will be shown with an original live score by the extraordinary violinist Alicia Svigals…

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