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    "Green Fields" Film Screening

    Presented by at National Yiddish Book Center

    September 8, 2013


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    In Edgar G. Ulmer's soulful open-air adaptation of Peretz Hirshbein's classic play, an ascetic young scholar ventures into the Lithuanian countryside, searching for "true Jews." One of the most critically acclaimed and beloved of American Yiddish talkies, Green Fields (Grine Felder) celebrates an idyllic world of tribal wholeness and innate piety. Rarely has a film represented the shtetl with such lyricism. *Yiddish with English...

    In Edgar G. Ulmer's soulful open-air adaptation of Peretz Hirshbein's classic play, an ascetic young scholar ventures into the Lithuanian countryside, searching for "true Jews." One of the most critically acclaimed and beloved of American Yiddish talkies, Green Fields (Grine Felder) celebrates an idyllic world of tribal wholeness and innate piety. Rarely has a film represented the shtetl with such lyricism. *Yiddish with English subtitles


    National Yiddish Book Center

    1021 West Street
    Amherst, MA 01002

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    COST: $4/Student | $6/Member | $8/General Admission


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    2pm -3:30pm



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