The Ancient Law with Live Accompaniment

Presented by JxJ at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center, Silver Spring MD

May 21, 2019

The Ancient Law with Live Accompaniment

This gem of German-Jewish cinema will be shown with an original live score by the extraordinary violinist Alicia Svigals (The Klezmatics, The Yellow Ticket) and pianist Donald Sosin.

Baruch, a rabbi’s son, yearns to become an actor so, against his father’s wishes, leaves his shtetl for the Vienna stage. But success cannot quell Baruch’s guilt and longing for home. A precursor to The Jazz Singer, The Ancient Law is one of the first films to have addressed the subject of assimilation and features visually stunning depictions of shtetl life.

This gem of German-Jewish cinema will be shown with an original live score by the extraordinary violinist Alicia Svigals (The

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ADMISSION INFO

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • May 21, 2019 at 07:30 pm (Tue)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center

8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

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