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 Cuba's Forgotten Jewels
 
NY Premiere Screening and Discussion with Filmmakers
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( American Jewish Historical Society & Leo Baeck Institute)
American Jewish Historical Society & Leo Baeck Institute
City: New York

Additional Notes:
Cubas Forgotten Jewels cinematically weaves the tale of Marion Kreith who, evading Nazi capture, escaped Europe to Havana as a young girl with her family. Marions story mingles with the personal accounts of other refugees placed in an unfamiliar land.

 Reversing Oblivion
 
Film and Discussion
 
Venue: ( Center for Jewish History)
Center for Jewish History
Producer: ( Center for Jewish History, Jewish Studies Program of Cornell University, YIVO Institute & Leo Baeck)
Center for Jewish History, Jewish Studies Program of Cornell University, YIVO Institute & Leo Baeck
City: New York

Additional Notes:
The New York City premiere of this documentary film brings us to the filmmakers discovery of her grandparents confiscated pre-World War II estate and her own German Jewish heritage, and records the work of a Cornell University architecture team to design creative new uses for the site. With filmmakers Ann Michel and Phil Wilde, and Cornell Architecture Professor Aleksandr Mergold. Reception to follow.

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