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The Sacramento chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace will present "Between Two Worlds," a groundbreaking personal exploration of the community and family divisions that are redefining American Jewish identity and politics, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3, at the Sol Collective, 2574 21st Street in Sacramento. Admission is free but donations are requested.
The film's directors, Deborah Kaufman and Alan Snitow, will participate in a discussion following the film.
Filmed in the United States and Israel, this first-person documentary begins with a near riot at a Jewish film festival in San Francisco, and then goes on to examine the agonizing battle over divestment from Israel on a university campus and show the crackdown on dissent in Israel itself.
The filmmakers' own families are battlegrounds over loyalty to Israel, interpretations of the Holocaust, intermarriage, and a secret communist past.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin, author and founding editor of Ms. Magazine, said, "The film's graceful, seamless, thoroughly engaging blend of family and communal history is sure to stimulate thousands of provocative conversations about the challenges of Jewish identity in the post-Holocaust era."
Because the first presidential debate will take place the same evening, the debate will be shown prior to the film.
"Between Two Worlds" (2011, 70 minutes) is part of an ongoing monthly film series sponsored by the Sacramento area chapter of Jewish Voice for Peace, email@example.com. The next film in the series, "Defamation," will be shown October 24.