Jewish Film Festival of Fairfield County

Click on the film title below for full film details and trailers.
Films are available for viewing any time during the dates indicated.
The purchase of film tickets is available at any time prior to designated film dates.
Upon registering for a film, the film link will be emailed to you.

 

Friday, February 19 - Monday, Feb. 22 
Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

Please join us for a special Black History Month Interfaith community program 

The Black and Jewish communities have had a powerful alliance dating back to well before the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Jewish leaders marched arm in arm with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., backing efforts at racial equality and harmony.

The film Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance tells this powerful story and is available free of charge for viewing at home Friday, February 19—Monday, February 22. The film link will be sent upon registration.

A panel discussion via Zoom will be held on Sunday, February 21 at 5:30 PM featuring:

Rev. Dr. Michael Christie, Union Baptist Church
Rabbi Joshua Hammerman, Temple Beth El, Stamford
Shari Rogers, Director/Producer, “Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance”
Rev. Michael Hyman, , Advisor, The Equity Institute@Domus and Co-Chair Stamford Stands Against Racism
Moderated by Rev. Dr. Stephen Pogue, Vice Chair, Westchester Human Rights Commission, and Pastor, Greater Centennial Church, Mt. Vernon

We will also hear local stories about the Civil Rights Movement, including: Rabbi Philip Schechter and Mother Blanch Sumpter 

 

Co-Sponsored by: 


Click HERE to view the movie trailer.
Film Ticket: Free of charge
Click HERE to register.
For more information about this program click HERE

 


 
For more information, contact Nancy Schiffman at nschiffman@stamfordjcc.org.

 

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