Dear friends, Honored that “Watching the Moon at Night” is invited to the “Freedom Filmfestival” in Bratislava. Screening on Wednesday, November 7, in wonderful Kino Lumière. It will be the premiere in Slovakia – with subtitles in Slovak. Discussions after the film with filmmakers. Looking forward! Please, join us if you are nearby!
Yesterday, Oct. 1, my close friend, the historian Walter Laqueur passed away at the age of 97 in Washington DC. Twenty-five years of inspiring friendship. Walter was also an adviser for our film “Watching the Moon at Night” in which he himself has an important part. May his memory be a blessing.
Photo of Walter in Breslau/Wroclaw
Thank you Jerusalem Report for a 3-page article about “Watching the Moon at Night”, and more, in the new issue! Jerusalem Report June 2018
We are proud to announce that “Watching the Moon at Night” will be screened at JCC, Jewish Community Centre in Manhattan on April 24. Screening organized by Algemeiner and JCC. Welcome if you are in town!
We are honored to mention that “Watching the Moon at Night” in 2017 was screened in many countries in wonderful venues.
In May the film was invited by Conceil Regional in Paris and was screened to a sold out audience in the heart of Paris.
The screening was supported by AfVT- Association francaise des Victimes du Terrorisme and MPCT – Mouvement pour la Paix et contre le Terrorisme.
In November “Watching the Moon at Night” was invited to be screened at the Cinematheques in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The screening were sold out and followed by panel discussions.
Watching the Moon at Night — March 28 at The Center for Jewish History in New York
Film and Discussion
This powerful and timely documentary inspired by the historian Walter Laqueur explores the causes and consequences of terrorism and anti-Semitism around the globe. Creative camerawork and the poems of Nobel laureate Wislawa Szymborska are part of this exquisitely rendered cinematic essay. With filmmakers Bo Persson and Joanna Helander and journalist/educator/author and friend of Daniel Pearl, Asra Nomani. Moderated byJonathan Brent, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Ticket Info: $10 general; $7 members, seniors, students
presented by Center for Jewish History, American Sephardi Federation, YIVO Institute, and Yeshiva University Museum
Swedish première for “Watching the Moon at Night” on March 17 in Stockholm.
American première in New York on March 28 at the Center for Jewish History.
We were pleased to screen “Watching the Moon at Night” at the International Festival of Literature, the Conrad festival in Kraków, in October.
Excellent screening, crowded cinema and very good discussion in cinema Kino Pod Baranami at the main square.
Bo Persson and Joanna Helander’s new film ”Watching the Moon at Night” has been invited to the main competition section of the International Film Festival with Jewish Motifs in Warsaw, May 8-10.
The film will be screened both at Kino Muranow and at POLIN, the new museum for the history of Polish Jews.
”Watching the Moon at Night” had a pre-premiere screening in the Swedish Parliament and will soon be distributed to Swedish theatres.
”Watching the Moon at Night” was invited by the Swedish Parliament in Stockholm for a pre-premiere screening on January 21, 2015.
The screening was followed by a panel discussion about the issues raised by the film.
The panel included Ambassador Rolf Ekéus, Willy Silberstein from the Swedish Committee against anti-Semitism, Per Gudmundson from the newspaper Svenska Dagbladet and Johan Sjöö from the Swedish Security Service.