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August 2017

Long Is The Road

August 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Film Screening - free and open to the public: Tuesday, August 22, 6PM Fed Ex Global Education Center, Mandela Auditorium Long is the Road (1948, dir. Herbert B. Fredersdorf & Marek Goldstein) Runtime: 90 min In German, Polish and Yiddish with English subtitles   Long is the Road the first feature film to represent the Holocaust from a Jewish perspective. Made by and about Jewish displaced persons, the film was shot on location at Landsberg, the largest DP camp in U.S.-occupied Germany.…

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October 2017

Between Utopia and Reality: Stefan Zweig’s Europe

October 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Academic Lecture/Film Discussion with Gregor Thuswaldner, North Park University Stefan Zweig (1881-1942) is known for his humanistic and pacifistic attitude which is recognizable in all his writings. Zweig’s notion of humanism is deeply connected with his idea of a transnational Europe. Even though Zweig escaped continental Europe in 1934, four years before Hitler’s “Anschluss” with Austria, he was unable to metaphorically leave Europe, and especially the German-speaking world, behind. It is a well-documented fact that Zweig found his life in…

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November 2017

Israeli Lit in Films: Apples from the Desert

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For UNC students and faculty: Film Screening & Pizza Wednesday, November 8, 7pm, New West 219 “Apples from the Desert,” Directed by Matti Harari & Arik Lubetzky Fiction, 2014, 1h 36min Based on a short story by Savyon Liebrecht and with her collaboration Rebecca Abarbanel, a single daughter born into an Orthodox Jewish family, is tired of the lifestyle that her father, Reuven, has forced upon her. She and her mother, Victoria, go on a life-changing journey between worlds. …

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Israeli Lit in Films: The Seven Tapes

November 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For UNC students and faculty: Film Screening, Class Presentations & Dinner End of the Semester Event Wednesday, November 15, 7pm, New West 219 “The Seven Tapes,” Directed by Yair Qedar Documentary, 2015, 56mins. The Seven Tapes is a cinematic journey into the world of legendary poet Yona Wallach, whose radical life and poetry ended at an early age, leaving behind a myth and flocks of admirers.  For more information contact: Hanna Sprintzik at  

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October 2018

Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII

October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Center is pleased to co-sponsor this event, which is hosted by the UNC Friday Center.   Film screening: Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII Join us for a screening of this important documentary film, followed by a discussion with film director, Glenn Fishkin, and producer, Mason Sklut. Jewish American Soldiers: Stories from WWII recounts the stories of Jewish WWII veterans, who share their personal narrative. Of the twelve veterans interviewed, nine are from North Carolina and several are Holocaust…

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November 2020

Student Movie Night

November 9, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Center’s new Undergraduate Advisory Committee in Jewish Studies is hosting its first event – a Netflix party on November 9, 2020, 7:30pm. All Carolina undergraduate and graduate students are invited, see details below on how to sign up. This event is only for current UNC Chapel Hill undergraduate and graduate students.  

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March 2022

Discussions/Film Screenings: Avner Faingulernt

March 29, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

We are pleased to co-sponsor film screenings and discussions with filmmaker Avner Faingulernt. Events are in-person at UNC and Duke University. Free and open to the public, no registration required.   Schedule of events at Carolina:   Tuesday, March 29, 12:30-1:45pm: UNC Graham Memorial, room 039. Avner Faingulernt is visiting Prof. Yaron Shemer's class “Beyond Hostilities.” This class visit is open to additional attendees, and it is free and open to the public. Parking at Morehead Planetarium lot or meters…

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October 2022

Co-sponsoring: Aftermath film screening

October 25, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Center is happy to co-sponsor a film screening and discussion of Aftermath, a 2013 Polish drama inspired by a massacre of Polish Jews in the town of Jedwabne, German-occupied Poland, and event known today as the Jedwabne pogrom. Oct 25, 7:00-9:00pm, Varsity Theater. Hosted by the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies Franek and Jozek Kalina, sons of a poor farmer, are brothers from a small village in central Poland. Franek immigrated to the United States in…

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