31 2016

HOLLYWOOD YIDDISHKEIT: Jewish Images in American Films

10:30AM - 11:55AM  

JCC of Middlesex County 1775 Oak Tree Rd
Edison, NJ 08820

Contact Sue Horwitz

"Hollywood Yiddishkeit: Jewish Images in American Film" - An entertaining and sometimes surprising look at how the American film industry has depicted Jews from the days of silent film to the present. Rare clips and fascinating behind the scenes stories will be shared.

John Kenrick combines a passion for entertainment history with the practical know-how earned working on stage productions at every level from amateur to Broadway. This New York native pulls back the curtain and introduces audiences and students to the fascinating people behind show business legends. Every month, his website introduces thousands of visitors to the history of stage and screen musicals. He has appeared on PBS, Biography, the BBC, National Public Radio and the SyFy Channel, and currently teaches at the New School University and New York University’s Steinhardt School.