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American Sephardi Federation Presents
Jubanos: The Jews of Cuba & The Fig Tree (La Higuera)
Sunday, March 13, 2011

15th NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival

Length: 2 hrs 00 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

1:00pm Jubanos: The Jews of Cuba The humbling story of the 1500 Jews struggling to sustain their community and faith over the course of nearly three decades after the Cuban Revolution in 1961, when religious affiliation was banned. A journey of rediscovering and reviving Jewish life raises questions about faith, sustenance, strength and the future. Director: Milos S. Silber, Cuba, 2010, 43 mins. Spanish w/English subtitles. Post-screening talk with the filmmaker. NY PREMIERE

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The Fig Tree (La Higuera) There is a legend in the neighborhood of Albaicín (Granada), passed on from mothers to children for centuries. A strange old woman appears during the night and hidden in her orchard is a bewitched fig tree whose fruits are golden. Little Ariel learns this legend from her mother just before going to sleep and will live a dangerous adventure in her dreams. Director: Alejo Moreno. Spain, 2010, 14 mins. Spanish w/English subtitles. Post-screening talk with the filmmaker. US PREMIERE
 


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