ONE MORE SCREENING AT THE PRESTIGIOUS
SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
Sunday FEB 4th
at 10:30 am
at the Metro Theater 4
in Santa Barbara
We are grateful to all of you, that helped us be chosen out of hundreds of film at this great festival to have an additional screening.
Enter the funny, larger-than-life world of Yiddish Theater through this documentary film about the amazing woman who has kept the oldest running Yiddish Theater in America alive. Zypora Spaisman is a Holocaust survivor who
conquers all hearts in her passion for art, lifeand Yiddish.
This heartwarming story of one unique woman’s struggle portrays the fight
of both an old art form to stay relevant and an old actress to find mean ing and a stage in a society that worships youth.
Shot in real time in one of the coldest winters in NY, Zypora’s theater has one week to raise funding to keep their show going. Many miracles occur during this week. But will they be enough to save this critically acclaimed
The film includes unique scenes withmany of the last remaining stars of the Yiddish stage as well as leading experts from the Yiddish world, including Seymour Rexite, Shifra Lerer, Zypora Spaisman, Zalmen Mlotek, Nahma Sandrow and many more.
A must see film for anyone who loves theater !
For more info:
Film Festival: www.sbiff.org