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Screening: "Yiddish theater: A love story", Los Angeles, CA, Apr 25

YIDDISH THEATER: A LOVE STORY directed by Dan Katzir, produced by Ravit Markus.




Enter the funny, larger-than-life world of Yiddish Theater through this award winning new documentary film about the amazing woman who has kept the oldest running Yiddish Theater in America alive.

Zypora Spaisman is a Holocaust survivor who conquers all hearts in her passion for art, life and Yiddish.

This heart warming story of one unique woman's struggle portrays the fight of both an old art form to stay relevant and an old actress to find meaning and a stage in a society that worships youth. Shot in real time in one of the coldest winters in NY, Zypora's theater has one week to raise funding to keep their show going. Many miracles occur during this week. But will they be enough to save this critically acclaimed Yiddish show?

The film includes unique scenes with many of the last remaining stars of the Yiddish stage as well as leading experts from the Yiddish world, including Seymour Rexite, Shifra Lerer, Zypora Spaisman, Zalmen Mlotek, Nahma Sandrow and many more.

A must see film for anyone who loves theater !

As for tickets for the Los Angeles screening. They will be bought from the festival itself. The money will help the festival continue bringing quality Jewish content film to the LA crowd in the years to come. The tickets can be purchased at:

In Person: Tickets will be available for purchase in both JCC ofices Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. You may also purchase tickets the day of the event at the theater box office.

By Phone: Call The Westside JCC at (323) 938-2531 or The JCC at Milken at (818) 464-3300. You can collect your tickets up to 30 minutes prior to your screening/event at the venue. There is a $1.50 surcharge per ticket purchased by phone.

Group Sales: Groups of 20 or more, please call The Westside JCC or The JCC at Milken.

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