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Tattooed Torah – Film and Panel Discussion

April 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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April 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


April 18, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Tattooed Torah – Film and Panel Discussion

This is an animated film based on the renowned children’s book by Marvell Ginsburg, which has been educating children about the Holocaust for over 30 years. ​The story of the Tattooed Torah (https://www.thetattooedtorah.com/) is a profound story of love, bonds across generations, tradition, resilience, and above all – a story of hope.

The adaptation of The Tattooed Torah into an animated short film is a three-generational endeavor, initiated by Marvell’s daughter, Beth Kopin, who first had the dream to transform this book into a film, and is one of the executive producers. Beth will be joined by the film’s producer and our very own local resident, Lisa Effress, director Marc Bennett, animator Christian Robins, film editor John Polk, composer Daniel Alcheck and narrator Ed Asner.

Moderated by Rabbi Marc Soloway

The program will begin with a 22-minute viewing of the film followed by a moderated panel discussion and Q&A.

This award-winning film is presented by The Goldrich Family Foundation in association with USC Shoah Foundation, executive producers Melinda Goldrich and Stephen Smith, produced by Lisa Effress of 11 Dollar Bill, animation by Jeffrey Pittle and Christian Robins, original score by Daniel Alcheh, and recorded by The Bow Tie Orchestra and Choir of Moscow, co-written by Brett Kopin and Marc Bennett, story by Greg Ferkel, directed by Marc Bennett, and narrated by Ed Asner.

This animated short is recommended for children 9 years and older.

Link to trailer:  https://youtu.be/6botlbi1xlQ

Webinar zoom registration link: https://boulderjcc.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QvaRdPSKRn2DKIAhXUhr-g

Confirmation details with your Zoom link will come from “Boulder JCC <[email protected]>”

Special thanks to the Boulder JCC in Colorado for extending this program to our Northern NJ community.

This program is free to attend.

To make an optional donation to support these programming efforts, please click here to make a $10 donation.