“Watching the Moon at Night” has been invited to be screened in the Storch synagogue in Wroclaw, Poland, on November 9.
At the same time Joanna Helander will show an exhibition in the synagogue with photos and objects from her Jewish family, Schiftan, which lived in Oppeln (Opole) and Breslau (Wroclaw) until they were deported and murdered in 1941 and in 1942.
On June 28 “Watching the Moon at Night” was screened in the European Parliament in Brussels.
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
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.