YIDDISHE COMMUNITY EVENTS
SUNDAY, MAY 28 AT 1 PM
FREE SCREENING OF THE KOMEDIANT
519 Church Street Community Centre
Wellesley Street and Yonge Street Area
The Komediant is a documentary film which recalls the life, and careers of the Burstein family of Yiddish theatre. It received the prestigious Israeli Academy's Best Documentary Award, and chronicles one of the most visible families of the Yiddish theater in America. It contains rare footage of Yiddish theater from the 1930s onwards and has several guest narrators. The film sparkles with the the wisdom and humor of its subjects.
Presented by Congregation Shir Libeynu