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YIVO Chicago Presents: Sholem Aleichem - Laughing in the Darkness

Event Type: Movie
Age Group(s): Adults
Date: 8/14/2013
Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Time: 5:00 PM
Description:
 A portrait of the great writer whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Using rarely seen photographs and archive footage, the voices of actors Peter Riegert and Rachel Dratch, and interviews with leading experts and the authorís own granddaughter, author Bel Kauffmann, the film brings to life as never before Sholem Aleichemís world and his timeless stories.
Released 2011 Ė 93 Minutes. A film by Joseph Dorman.
Library: Skokie Public Library
Location: Petty Auditorium
Other Information:
 Presented in partnership with YIVO Chicago.
Contact: Reference Desk
Contact Number: 847-673-3733