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Film: "Too early to be late, too late to sing," Montreal, Canada, 23 Jan 2011

“Too Early To Be Quiet, Too Late to Sing” at the JPL
Film in Hebrew and Yiddish with English subtitles, 53 minutes
Introduced by Janie Respitz.

Sunday, January 23, 2011 2:00 p.m.
At the Jewish Public Library, 5151 Côte Ste-Catherine Road, Montreal
Admission: $5 students & Jewish Public Library members, $10 non-members.
Call 514-345-6416 or 514-345-2627 ext. 3006 for tickets.

World renowned singer/songwriter Chava Alberstein sets out to interview the last writers of Yiddish poetry, to hear their poems and stories. The film follows her journey and features a superb collection of Yiddish folk songs. Too Early To Be Quiet, Too Late to Sing is a personal film in which Chava Alberstein gives a voice to the last living Yiddish poets and expresses her love of poetry and Yiddish.

Sponsored by the Miriam Blacher Glasrot and Josef Glasrot Endowment.

JPL LogoThe Jewish Public Library, founded in Montreal in 1914, is committed to encouraging and promoting the Yiddish language, culture and literature, by collecting and preserving Yiddish materials, and by presenting a variety of cultural events.


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