Tuesday evening, August 4, 2015, 6:30 P.M.
at the Center for Jewish History
15 West 16th St., Manhattan
American Premiere of
Chava Rosenfarb: That Bubble of Being
a film in the series
Worlds within a World:
Conversations with Yiddish Writers
directed by Josh Waletzky, produced by the League for Yiddish
Yiddish with English subtitles; 75 minutes
In the film Chava Rosenfarb, noted Yiddish writer and major Holocaust literary figure, discusses her life in Lodz before the war, her years in the Lodz Ghetto, in Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen, and her career as a writer in Montreal. This film is an unscripted interview between Anna Fishman Gonshor and Rosenfarb just before the writer's passing, enhanced by photo stills and music.
A panel discussion will follow the screening with Josh Waletzky, director; Anna Fishman Gonshor, interviewer; Goldie Morgentaler, Rosenfarb's daughter and Kathryn Hellerstein, translator of Rosenfarb's poetry in the film.
Tickets: $10; YIVO members, students $8