Monday, December 4, 2017
10 am – 1 pm
Students view award-winning documentary films exploring themes — including identity, culture, and tolerance— inspired by the Jewish Museum’s collection. Engaging, guided conversations follow each screening.
Joe’s Violin (2016)
For Middle Schools
A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin—purchased in a displaced person’s camp after World War II—to a public school instrument drive. This Academy Award nominated documentary short tells the survivor’s story and that of the 12-year-old Bronx girl who receives his violin.
Screened with From Damascus to Chicago (2016)
In Chicago, a dance studio is working with resettled young Syrian refugees, helping them learn English and transition to life far from home. This short documentary follows a Syrian family as their two young children prepare for a dance performance.
Free; includes pizza lunch
To register, email email@example.com or call 212.423.3254. Limit: 40 tickets per school.