FILM | "My Mexican Shivah," with Q&A

Date:
Time:
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002

 

 

My Mexican ShivahSet in Polanco, a Jewish quarter of Mexico City, this is a gentle comedy about how the death of a man results in the celebration of his life. The film, based on a story by Ilan Stavans, is a festival favorite and features a musical score performed by The Klezmatics.

Mexico, USA, 2007, 98 mins, directed by Alejandro Springall, Hebrew, Spanish, Yiddish.

Ilan Stavans is the Lewis-Sebring Professor of Humanities, Latin American, and Latino Culture at Amherst College, publisher of Restless Books, and host of the NPR podcast “In Contrast.”

COST
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Student | $4
Member | $6
General Admission | $8


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