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Florida’s Dora Teitelbaum Center for Jewish Culture presents a month full of events dedicated to Marc Chagall (1889-1985), kicking off with a screening of Harry Rasky’s Oscar-nominated documentary “Homage to Chagall: The Colour of Love.”

An exhibition of some 20 signed original Chagall lithographs are complemented by panels from Salvador Dali’s “Aliya” series. Also in the lineup is a lecture by Troim Handler on “The Jewish World of Marc Chagall” and a later slide lecture on “The Artistic Influences of Marc Chagall,” which is followed by a reception — with music by the Klezmernauts.

Born into a chasidic family in Vitebsk, just east of Vilnius in the Pale of Settlement, Chagall often painted with a nostalgic bent, with scenes reminiscent of shtetl life often appearing in his quasi-cubist works.

Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, 3000 N.E. 151st Street, the Wolf University Center Theater, North Miami Beach; exhibition Jan. 12-Jan. 31, please call for times; free; documentary Jan. 12, 5 p.m.; $5, free members; lecture Jan. 23, 7:30 p.m.; free; lecture-slide-show-reception Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m.; free. (305-774-9244 or www.yiddishculture.org)

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