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Jewish History Month 2019

Big Screen, Little Screen,

Jews in British Cinema and Television

Events: February - March 2019

Taster Event

Monday 4 February,  8pm, London School for Jewish Studies

London

Lecture

Professor Nathan Abrams and Rabbi Dr Raphael Zarum - Shaken and Stirred: The Jewish Origins and Themes of James Bond

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Sunday 10 March, 7:30pm, Ralli Hall, Hove

Illustrated talk

Phil Grabsky: 35 Years in Film

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Tuesday 12 March, 6:30pm, Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester

Double-bill talk 

Rachel Lichtenstein - The Vanishing Street: a sense of belonging, stories in film from the old Jewish East End of London. 

Isabel Taube, Granada Television’s Jewish Identity

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Sunday 17 March, 2:30pm, Phoenix Cinema, London

Roundtable discussion

Dr Rachel Garfield - Jewish Women Filmmakers

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Tuesday 19 March, 2pm, Start Elstree & Borehamwood Station, London

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Howard Berry - A Guided History Walk of Borehamwood’s Film Industry

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Thursday 21 March, 7pm, UCL, London

Discussion

Professor Nathan Abrams and Professor Michael Berkowitz - British Jewish Television Humour

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Sunday 24 March, 2pm, Southampton

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Dr James Jordan, Jews in television Sitcoms

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Thursday 28 March, 6:30pm, Sandy's Row Synagogue, London

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Joel Finler - Immigrant Jews in the British Film Industry from the 1930s until the1980s

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Taster Event

Tuesday 26 February, 7:30pm, Ralli Hall, Hove

Talk

Professor Michael Berkowitz - New perspectives on Jews and filmmaking during the Second World War in America and Britain

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Monday 11 March, 9:30am, Starts at Old Street Station, London

Bus tour and talk

Rachel Kolsky - Lights, Chutzpah, Action: Cinema With a Jewish Twist

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Wednesday 13 March, 6:30pm, V&A Museum of Childhood, London

Film

A screening of Seeing Daylight: The Photography of Dorothy Bohm, introduced by her daughter Monica Bohm-Duchen

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Sunday 17 March, 3pm, King David Campus, Liverpool

Illustrated talk

Isabel Taube - BFI archive material relating to Yorkshire & North England 

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Tuesday 19 March, 8pm, Allum Lane Community Centre, Elstree, London

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Howard Berry - Elstree and Borehamwood: 100 Years as the British Hollywood

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Sunday 24 March, 2:30pm, Phoenix Cinema, East Finchley, London

Talk & film

Rachel Kolsky - Jewish London on Location and screening of The Small World of Sammy Lee

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Tuesday 26 March, 6:30pm, Birmingham Progressive Synagogue

Talk & film

Professor Gavin Schaffer introduces The Governess

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Thursday 28 March, 8pm, Beth Hamidrash Hagadol Synagogue, Leeds

Illustrated talk

Professor Sue Vice - British Jewish Television Drama: From Jack Rosenthal to the Present

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Launch Event

Sunday 10 March, midday, JW3 Cinema, London

Illustrated Lecture

Introduction to JHM 2019
Talk by Professor Nathan Abrams - Big Screen, Little Screen, Jews in the British film and television industries

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Monday 11 March, 3pm, Rio Cinema, Dalston, London

Illustrated lecture

Dr Julia Wagner - Jewish Britain on Film

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Thursday 14 March, 6:30pm, MetFilm/Ealing Studios, London

Tour, film and discussion

Celebrating Sir Michael Balcon at Ealing Studios - tour, screening of The Lavender Hill Mob and panel discussion. Led by Dr Julia Wagner.

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Monday 18 March, 6:30pm, UCL, London

Illustrated talk

Dr Toby Haggith - The contribution of Jewish refugees to the production of official film in Britain during the Second World War

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Tuesday 19 March, 8pm, Clore Tikva School, Ilford

Talk

Dr Gil Toffell - The Spaces and Places of Jewish Film-going

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Sunday 24 March, 3pm, Watershed Cinema, Bristol

Talk & film

Professor Andrew Spicer - The Jewish Influence on the British Film Industry and screening of The Man Who Got Carter, Tony Klinger's documentary about his father, the producer Michael Klinger

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Wednesday 27 March, 6:30pm, Sandy's Row Synagogue, London

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Professor Sue Vice, Claude Lanzmann's unseen extra film footage from Shoah

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Final Event

Sunday 31 March, 6pm, Freud Museum, London

Discussion

Mary Wild in conversation with Professor Nathan Abrams - Stanley Kubrick, Psychoanalysis and Jewishness

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