Documentary Screening: The Yiddish Cinema
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This is presented by Chicago YIVO Society as part of its 2017 Summer Festival of Yiddish Culture. This documentary discusses the history of the genre through interviews, archival photographs and film clips of many of the National Center for Jewish Film's Yiddish feature films. It is directed by Rich Pontius and narrated by playwright David Mamet.