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    25th Boston Jewish Film Festival - Jews of Egypt

    Presented by and Northeastern University at Museum of Fine Arts Boston

    November 14, 2013


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    25th Boston Jewish Film Festival - Jews of Egypt

    An engrossing, nostalgic, recovered history of Jewish life in Egypt in the 20th century, going from the decades when Jews flourished in a welcoming, cosmopolitan Egypt to a time, in the 1960s, when incendiary religious differences forced Jews, against their wishes for an Egyptian homeland, to seek exile as in Biblical times. Screened at Palm Springs International Film Festival.

    "The most accomplished, important Egyptian...

    An engrossing, nostalgic, recovered history of Jewish life in Egypt in the 20th century, going from the decades when Jews flourished in a welcoming, cosmopolitan Egypt to a time, in the 1960s, when incendiary religious differences forced Jews, against their wishes for an Egyptian homeland, to seek exile as in Biblical times. Screened at Palm Springs International Film Festival.

    "The most accomplished, important Egyptian non-fiction film of the last five years." — VARIETY

    Discussion moderated by Frances Malino, Jewish Studies and History Professor at Wellesley College, after the movie


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    465 Huntington Ave
    Boston, MA 02115

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    Admission Info:

    $14 general admission; $12 - BJFF, MFA, WGBH, ICA, Coolidge Corner Theatre members, students and seniors



    Phone: 617-244-9899

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