When:
Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 2:30p -
4:00p

Where:
Museum of Fine Arts
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115

Admission:
$14-16

Categories:
Film, Festivals & Fairs

Event website:
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90 years after it became the first "talkie", The Jazz Singer is still relevant. The film is an important touchstone in conversations about Jewish life in America, Jews on the silver screen, the history of cinema, and the relationship between Jews and African Americans.

Jakie Rabinowitz (Al Jolson) defies his cantor father by leaving home to become a jazz singer. But despite his success, Jakie, now Jack Robin, feels conflicted about leaving his home and his heritage.

Join us for a screening of this seminal film, followed by an in-depth panel discussion about Jews in cinema, assimilation, race, and jazz as an instrument of acculturation.

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