FILM PROGRAM AND Q & A
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 20th at 7PM
THE ONE AND ONLY JEWISH MISS AMERICA
This is a film about the inspiring story of Bess Myerson, who in 1945 became the first and only Jewish woman to receive the title of Miss America.
This virtual event will include the new 51-minute documentary film entitled The One and Only Jewish Miss America, followed by a discussion with filmmaker David Arond; Bess Myerson’s daughter Barra Grant; Professor Brian Levin, Director of the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism; and Professor Emerita Catherine Portuges, Founding Director of the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival, UMass Amherst.
The Zoom link to the program: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88658481237
POSTED BY LARA CURTIS
University of Massachusetts Amherst & Springfield College