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Beyond Hollywood: The Art of Jewish Film
Start Date: 1/29/2013Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 1/29/2013End Time: 6:00 PM

Event Description:
Acclaimed filmmakers Oren Rudavsky and Joseph Dorman will show film clips and speak about their careers including their just completed work on the first ever Russian Museum of Jewish History which opened this fall. They will also discuss other recent work including their film in progress The Zionist Idea, Sholem Aleichem: Laughter in the Darkness, and other Jewish- oriented film projects.
Joseph Dorman is an award-winning independent filmmaker and the founder of Riverside Films. He has created a wide variety of programming for PBS, CBS, Discovery Channel and CNN. He wrote and directed the theatrically released documentary Arguing the World about the controversial sixty-year political journey of the eminent political writers and thinkers, Daniel Bell, Irving Howe, Irving Kristol and Nathan Glazer. He was a senior producer for the PBS newsmagazine Media Matters.
Oren Rudavsky has written and directed both award winning fiction and non-fiction features over the past 25 years. He was awarded a production grant from the NEH for The Zionist Idea in 2010, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008. His non-fiction series Time for School about seven children in impoverished communities around the world was broadcast on PBS in September 2009.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Jewish Studies Center  (View Map)
96 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC
Phone: (843) 953-5682
Room: Arnold Hall
Contact Information:
Name: Jewish Studies
Phone: 843-953-4930

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