National Center For Jewish Film's 12th Annual Film Festival
April 2, 2009
The Jester (Der Purimspiler) by Joseph Green and Jan Nowina-Przybylski will be screened at the ICA as part of the National Center For Jewish Film's 12th Annual Film Festival. (90 minutes, b&w/sepia tone/blue tone, Poland, 1937, 35 mm, in Yiddish with new English subtitles) Restoration by The National Center for Jewish film Negotiating the romantic rapids are a lonely jester, a circus performer, and Esther, the shoemaker's daughter. NCJF's restoration includes new English subtitles, and six blue and sepia color-toned scenes, extremely rare for sound film.