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.
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Members: free / Non-Members: $5