6 2015

DJC Movie Night ~ Two Documentaries

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

Contact Danforth Jewish Circle

$ Cost $ 5.00

7:00 pm ~ nosh / 7:30 ~ screening.

The Lady in Number 6:   Music Saved My Life / Running Time:  39 minutes
Nominated for an Oscar in the Short Documentary Category, this is an inspiring film about Alice Sommer who, at age 109, is the world’s oldest concert pianist and a Holocaust survivor.  Telling the story of how music literally saved her life, this film is a testament to resiliency and the enduring power of art.  Interested?  View the trailer.

The Colours of My Father: A Portrait of Sam Borenstein/ Running Time:  29 minutes
Directed by his daughter Joyce Borenstein, this film is a glimpse into the life and art of Montreal-based artist Sam Borenstein.  Winner of several international awards, this film creatively mixes fiction and non-fiction animation to bring alive archival material, stories about the artist, and the paintings themselves.  Interested?  Website.  View the trailer

Location will be provided upon confirmation of RSVP.

Members: free / Non-Members: $5

RSVP:  djcMovieNight@gmail.com

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