For Immediate Release
Arts and Humanities Council of Tuscaloosa County, Inc.
Contact: Kevin Ledgewood
2009 JEWISH CULTURAL FESTIVAL INCLUDES FOOD, EXHIBIT, AND LITERATURE
Festival sponsors include the Gloria Narramore Moody Foundation and the Tuscaloosa Convention and Visitors Bureau.
For more information call 205-758-5195 or visit www.tuscarts.org for a complete synopsis of films and festival details.
>>>January 24, 2009 at 6pm: Jewish Food Festival and opening night of the Film Festival at the Bama Theatre
The festival continues on Saturday, January 24, 2009 with a Jewish Food Festival at 6pm and the screening of The Counterfeitors at 7:30 p.m. (Admission $10 – includes food festival and screening of the film). From bagels to hummus, the Jewish Food Festival will feature a huge selection of sweet and savory traditional cuisine, all identified with a description of their purpose in the Jewish culture and holiday season. The festival will represent both traditional foods and those adapted to the modern Jewish table. The opening night of the festival will continue with the screening of the film The Counterfeitors (Drama-RATED R) at 7:30 p.m.
>>>January 25, 2009 at
2pm: Sunday matinee (double
feature): Circumcise Me and
Reese Phifer Hall on the
>>>January 26, 2009 at
7:30pm: Monday evening
Bound for Gory
(short), Let My People Grow (short), and
Bama Theatre, 600 Greensboro Ave., downtown Tuscaloosa ; Admission: $5-$7
>>>January 27, 2009 at
7:30pm: Tuesday evening
and Then She Found
>>>Jewish Book Discussion Series: "The Road Not Taken” – Book Discussion Series
three-session discussion series of recent works about Jewish histories that once
were or could have been. All discussions will be held at the Hillel House at The
University of Alabama,
February 8 at 4pm
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
Sunday, March 8 at 4pm
The Last Jews of Kerala by Edna Fernandes
Sunday April 12 at 4pm
The Plot Against America by Philip Roth