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THE PULITZER at 100

"How can ... it not inspire?"
The Denver Post

Guest author James McGrath Morris
THE PULITZER AT 100 tells the story of this prestigious prize through the riveting stories of the artists who have won it. Prize winners Carl Bernstein, Nick Kristof, Thomas Friedman, Michael Chabon, Junot Díaz, Tony Kushner, Wynton Marsalis, among others, share their experiences. Experts, including author James McGrath Morris, shed insight into the remarkable life of Pulitzer, the man. Raised in a Jewish Hungarian household, he came to America not speaking English and rose to the highest ranks of journalism. ...more...

Sun Aug 6, 5:00 PM
Q and A with guest author
James McGrath Morris
Center for Contemporary Arts

Jason Loik retouches the ceiling painting of the Gwoździec after the installation in the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw, Poland, 2013.

RAISE THE ROOF

" a spectacular tribute"
Deborah Lipstadt, Historian

Special guests, Laura & Rick Brown
Artists Laura and Rick Brown are not Jewish and not Polish, yet they set out to rebuild Gwodziec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in Poland that was later destroyed by the Nazis. Their vision inspires hundreds of people to join them, using their hands, old tools and techniques to bring Gwodziec's history, culture, science, and art back to life.
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Photo: Copyright Trillium Studios. Photo and film courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film

Tue Jul 11, 5:00 PM
Special guests
artists/educators Laura & Rick Brown
Center for Contemporary Arts

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MENASHE

"... touching ..."
Huffington Post

The Best of Sundance!
The critics agree, this standout feature film at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival is not to be missed. Filmed in the heart of one of New York's ultra-Orthodox communities. It is a tender film of love and faith and the struggle to balance both, with a back story that makes you wonder how the film ever got made.
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Wed Jun 14, 5:00 PM
Center for Contemporary Arts

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THE WOMEN'S BALCONY

"... joyous ..."
Variety

CINEMA BISTRO - Film & Dinner
Israel’s number one film of the year is coming to Santa Fe as part of the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival’s new Cinema Bistor, movies and dinner. THE WOMEN’S BALCONY, which was nominated for five Israeli Academy Awards, is a light-hearted story that pits a determined group of Orthodox women against a young rabbi who sees the world differently. The film is followed by an optional Friday night dinner at MIDTOWN BISTRO. See Menu ... More ...

Fri May 19, 5:00 PM
Optional Friday Night Dinner at Midtown Bistro at 7:00 PM
Center for Contemporary Arts

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ON THE MAP - Encore

" a fantastic film! "
The Israel Film Center, NYC

COMING TO ABQ!

We're bringing ON THE MAP to Albuquerque for a special screening in association with the Jewish Community Center of Greater ABQ. If you missed seeing it in Santa Fe, it's another chance to see this award winning film. It's all part of an Israel Independence Day celebration at the JCC.

It was 1977, stunned by the murder of its athletes at the Munich Olympics, demoralized by the Yom Kippur War, and reeling from Entebbe, Israel's underdog basketball team faced the formidable Soviet Union Red Army Moscow team in the European Championships. ... more ...

Sun Apr 30, 2:00 PM
at the JCC of Greater ABQ
5520 Wyoming Blvd. NE

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FANNY'S JOURNEY

"... compelling ..."
Variety

SPECIAL "TEEN SCREENING"

The year was 1943 in Vichy France when 13 year old Fanny is put in charge of a group of Jewish children who find they must leave in order to save their own lives. With ingenuity and bravery Fanny is left to lead her sisters and classmates from France to Switzerland where they find safe haven.

The screening, which is in French with English subtitles, is for “teens” and mature pre-teens only. Pizzas will be served starting at 6:00 PM with the film starting at 6:30 PM.

There is no charge for tickets but advance reservations are required.

Wed Apr 26, 6:00 PM
Center for Contemporary Arts

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