Kulanu African Jewish Film Festival
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Kulanu African Jewish Film Festival

January 28 , 6:30 pm - January 29 , 9:00 pm

Kulanu is delighted to invite you to our first Jewish Africa Film Festival, part of our
25th anniversary-year celebration.

We are honored to hold this on January 28th and 29th at the
Center for Jewish History, 15 W 16th St in New York City, as a companion program to the Jewish Africa Conference of the American Sephardi Federation and Association Mimouna (info below).


Please join us to view two films per night on Jewish life in Ghana, Uganda, Madagascar, and Nigeria. Take part in Q and A sessions with either the director or a participant from the films each night, and meet old and new Kulanu friends at our wine and cheese reception before the films.

Monday, 28 January
Gabrielle Zilkha’s
“Doing Jewish: A Story from Ghana” (2016)
David Vinik and Debra Gonsher Vinik’s
“Yearning to Belong” (2007)

Tuesday, 29 January
Joshua Kristal’s
“Journey to Judaism: The Jews of Madagascar” (2016)
Jeff Lieberman’s
“Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria” (2012)

Each night: 6:30 pm: Wine and cheese reception; 7 pm: films begin

Q&A and light snacks after the films.
Each night: 6:30 pm: Wine and cheese reception; 7 pm: films begin


January 28 , 6:30 pm
January 29 , 9:00 pm
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Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St.
(212) 294-8301