Jews of Egypt by Amir Ramses (Egypt, 2012, 96 min.). This engrossing documentary looks at the history of Jewish life in 20th-century Egypt, going from the decades when Jews flourished in the country to the 1960s, when incendiary religious differences forced Jews to seek exile in Israel.“The most accomplished, important Egyptian non-fiction film of the last five years” (Variety). In Arabic and French with English subtitles. Panel discussion follows screening.
Jews of Egypt
7:00 pm - 8:35 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $12MFA members, seniors, and students
- $14Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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