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YIVO Chicago Presents: Sholem Aleichem - Laughing in the Darkness

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Petty Auditorium

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.

Presented in partnership with YIVO Chicago.

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