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Long Beach Jewish Film Festival: Film Screening — “Life in Stills”

  • Date: October 18, 2012
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Alpert Jewish Community Center (3801 E. Willow St. Long Beach, CA 90815)

The documentary film Life in Stills chronicles the efforts of 96-year-old Miriam Weissenstein as she, working with her grandson Ben, attempts to save her late husband’s photo shop that contains nearly one-million negatives documenting the history of the state of Israel. Despite the generation gap and many conflicts, Ben and Miriam embark on a heart-wrenching journey composed of many humorous and touching moments: a journey that requires love, courage, and compassion.

View the trailer here.

A brief presentation about the 2013 Poland/Israel trip will follow the film screening.

This event is sponsored by the Long Beach Jewish Film Festival in cooperation with the Alpert Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Federation of Greater Long Beach and West Orange County.

For more information contact Susan Paletz 562.426.7601 ext. 1012 or spaletz@alpertjcc.org.