Film Program and Discussion

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Type: 
Event
Date: 
February 20, 2021
Location: 
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Jewish History / Studies, American History / Studies

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

lcurtis@umass.edu

 

 

Contact Info: 

Lara Curtis 
University of Massachusetts Amherst & Springfield College 

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