Jewish Book Week was delighted to present the wonderful Judy Blume in a special event.
Judy Blume spoke about her life in books and her brand new adult novel, In the Unlikely Event, with Sarah Churchwell on Sunday, 12 July at 6.00 pm at Kings Place.
Hungry Hearts is spoken of as one of the greatest-ever Jewish films. A silent movie from 1922, it is adapted from Ania Yezierska`s story of a Jewish family who escape Tsarist Russia for a better life in America. Hungry hearts is a tragic and comic portrait of a defining era, shot on location on new York`s Lower East Side.
In collaboration with UK Jewish Film at the annual UK Jewish Film Festival.
Film screening followed by discussion with screenwriter Jon Gilbert.
The Zigzag Kid is an action-packed family-friendly adaptation of the children's book by Israeli writer David Grossman.
Tony Leon is a well-known politician in South Africa who was an active participant in the constitutional negotiations which led to the birth of a democratic South Africa. After retirement from parliament, where he was leader of the opposition, he became what he calls “an accidental ambassador” in South America.