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Film: "Ger Mandolin Ensemble", San Francisco, CA, 29 Apr, 2012

Sunday, April 29, 1:00pm, Ger Mandolin Ensemble Film. At the Croatian American Cultural Center, San Francisco. The San Francisco Festival of Mandolins will include a sneak preview showing of a half-hour film about the Ger Mandolin Ensemble, a project memorializing the Jewish mandolin orchestra active in Góra Kalwaria, Poland, in the 1920s and 1930s. Avner Yonai, grandson of one of the few members to survive the war, joined forces with the Jewish Music Festival to organize this musical tribute in 2011. Tickets: $10 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets, $15 on site. More info: slavonicweb.org.

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