Skip To Content
JEWISH. INDEPENDENT. NONPROFIT.

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe
News

Sephardic Lens

The 12th annual New York Sephardic Film Festival explores Sephardic Jewry, focusing on such themes as intergenerational relationships, music, Bourekas movies (a genre popular in Israel in the 1960s and ’70s) and the 60th anniversary of Israel. The festival also highlights the Italian Jewish experience. The weeklong program includes the American premieres of Ehud Tomalak’s “I Got No Jeep and My Camel Died” (2006), which tells of the journey of Middle Eastern Israeli musician Yair Dalal, and “Leaving Paradise: The Jews of Jamaica” (2007), which presents a portrait of the Jewish community in Kingston, Jamaica. The festival is presented by the American Sephardic Federation/Sephardic House and by Yeshiva University Museum.

Sephardic Jewish Film Festival; Feb. 7-14; $11; $9 for seniors, students and members; for further information, call the Center for Jewish History or visit TicketWeb. (917-606-8200 or www.ticketweb.com)

Engage

Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free, unless it originated with JTA, Haaretz or another publication (as indicated on the article) and as long as you follow our guidelines. You must credit the Forward, retain our pixel and preserve our canonical link in Google search.  See our full guidelines for more information, and this guide for detail about canonical URLs.

To republish, copy the HTML by clicking on the yellow button to the right; it includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline and credit to the Forward. It does not include images; to avoid copyright violations, you must add them manually, following our guidelines. Please email us at [email protected], subject line “republish,” with any questions or to let us know what stories you’re picking up.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.