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Friday, October 31 &
Sat., November 1
8:00 pm

Sunday, November 2
2:00 pm

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via ICA

Only $10!
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ICA/Boston
100 Northern Avenue
Boston, MA

Screening @ Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston

Wot? No Fish!!!

A collaboration between Danny Braverman and Nick Philippou

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“A small gem.” –The Times

"One of the best shows I’ve seen.” –The Guardian

For more than 50 years—from the 1920s to the 80s—East End shoemaker Ab Solomons drew a picture for his wife, Celie, on the little brown envelope in which he was given his weekly wages. Sweet and often self-deprecating, these wage-packet drawings chronicle Ab and Celie’s family life through its everyday ups and downs. From falling in love to quarrels about fish balls, audiences are taken on a funny and moving journey against the backdrop of a changing city and turbulent times.

In 2007, writer and performer Danny Braverman discovered the lost art of his great uncle Ab in a shoebox stuffed with thousands of wage packets. Together with director Nick Phillippou, Braverman brings the Solomons’ story to life on stage in a captivating performance that will resonate with audiences of all ages.

“A small show…about big things: the connections that bind us together through the generations, the unknowability of the past and what goes on in other people’s marriages, the way that the hidden histories and everyday lives of ordinary people are as important as the narratives you find in the newspapers or history books.” —The Guardian


Co-Presented by The National Center for Jewish Film

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Sunday, November 9
2:15 pm

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via BJFF

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Coolidge Corner Theatre
290 Harvard St
Brookline MA

Screening @ Boston Jewish Film Festival

Havana Curveball

Event Screening & Post Film Discussion
with San Francisco Filmmaker Ken Schneider
& Film Subject Mica Jarmel-Schneider

FAMILY FRIENDLY! Recommended for ages 8 and up.

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Dreaming of baseball and taking to heart his Rabbi's dictate to help "heal the world," 13-year old Mica launches a grand plan to send sports equipment to less fortunate kids in Cuba, knowing that Cubans share his love of baseball. Cuba also holds a mysterious pull, as the country that gave his grandfather refuge during the Holocaust.

Mica's parents--award winning filmmakers Marcia Jarmel and Ken Schneider----follow their son's triumphs and frustrations as he navigates every curveball thrown in his way.

Screening at the Boston Jewish Film Festival (Nov. 5-17)


Co-Presented by The National Center for Jewish Film
Sponsored by Gann Academy

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