Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

WJFF Year Round Presents: Next Year in Bombay
Aaron and Cecile Goldman Theatre

WJFF YR: Next Year in Bombay

WJFF in partnership with the  New York Sephardic Film Festival presents

Thursday, March 3, 7:30 pm
Film and discussion with special guests:

Dr. Maina Chawla Singh, Associate Professor, Univeristy of Delhi and Scholar-in-Residence, American University

Nissim Reuben, Program Director of Indian-Jewish American Relations, American Jewish Committee

DC Premiere

Sharon and Sharona are the last two Jewish educators for the Bene Israel, a community settled in India for over 2,000 years.  Now numbering only 4,000, this unique Jewish culture is at risk of disappearing within one generation as families such as theirs face the choice of staying in their homeland or maintaining their Judaism elsewhere. France/India/USA, 2010, video, documentary, 55 minutes. English and Marathi with English subtitles. Writers/Directors: Jonas Parienté and Mathias Mangin

Co-sponsored by the Embassy of India and the American Jewish Committee

Time: 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1529 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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