Screenings By Date

Rosenwald Screening October 8, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, PA
McKinley Foundation at the University of Illinois
809 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820
Screens October 8, 2017 at 2:00PM – 5:00pm
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Rosenwald Screening October 11, 2017

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA
Lincoln University
1570 Baltimore Pike, Lincoln University, PA 19352
Screens October 11, 2017 at 5:00pm
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The Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival is co-presented by the Jewish Community Center and the YSU Center for Judaic and Holocaust Studies.
Find festival info here.

Rosenwald DVD Premiere Event: Thursday, October 12, 2017

JENKINTOWN, PA
The Rosenwald Gala at the Abington Art Center
Screening at Hiway Theater
212 York Rd
Jenkintown, PA 19046
Screens October 12 at 5PM

The world premiere of the Rosenwald DVD will be marked by a gala event at the Abington Art Center, the former home of Julius Rosenwald’s oldest son, Lessing Rosenwald, in Philadelphia.

The Rosenwald Gala, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Rosenwald Fund, is on Thursday, October 12, 2017.
Come join us at this event for the initiation of the Lessing J. Rosenwald: A Search for Human Significance Digital History Project & the Inaugural release of the two-disc Rosenwald DVD.

Schedule:

The film Rosenwald at the Hiway Theater in Jenkintown, PA from 5-7PM
Cocktails and Dinner at Alverthorpe from 7:30-10PM (Shuttle bus provided)

Honored Guests:
Linda Rosenwald Levy
Rosenwald Director Aviva Kempner
Library of Congress, Rosenwald Curator Stephanie Stilo
National Gallery of Art, Curators Greg Jecmen and Ginger Hammer

Visit the Abington Art Center website.
The DVD will be available for purchase after October 12th. More information to come.

Rosenwald DVD Premiere Event: Monday, October 16, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC
Edlavitch DCJCC
1529 Sixteenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Screens Monday, October 16, 7:30PM

Sponsored by The Ciesla Foundation, the Helen and Milton Covensky Fund and the Chaim Kempner Fund

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the profoundly influential Rosenwald Fund established in October 1917 by the visionary Chicago philanthropist Julius Rosenwald, Director Aviva Kempner presents the DC premiere of her brand new two-disc DVD Package of Rosenwald, containing 39 new bonus features at the Edlavitch DCJCC.

This evening’s program will consist of screenings of clips from the new DVD features, which will be interspersed with panel discussions on topics ranging from the lynching of Leo Frank in Atlanta; the Chicago riots of 1919; the Rosenwald family’s rescue of 300 family members from the Nazis; the historical involvement of Jews in the formative years of the NAACP; Rabbi Emil Hirsch’s inspirational philosophy; and the DC-oriented histories of two Rosenwald Fund grantees: the innovative Dr. Charles Drew and provocative poet Langston Hughes.

Panelists include author Stephanie Deutsch; Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat; civil rights lawyer Leslie Harris; daughter of Dr. Charles Drew, Charlene Drew Jarvis; author Gary Krist; activist poet E. Ethelbert Miller; Chicago Tribune Columnist Clarence Page; Rabbi David Saperstein; NAACP Washington Bureau Director,and Julius Rosenwald’s great grandson, David Stern.

Tickets: $13.50
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Rosenwald Screening October 17, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, PA
McKinley Foundation at the University of Illinois
809 S. Fifth St., Champaign, IL 61820
Screens October 8, 2017 at 2:00PM – 5:00pm
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Rosenwald Screening & Reception at the Israeli Embassy November 7, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC
University of District of Colombia
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Screens November 7, 2017
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More info on Reception coming soon.

Rosenwald Screening at Glimmerglass Film Days Festival November 9, 2017

COOPERSTOWN, NY
Glimmerglass Film Days Festival
UDC David A. Clarke School of Law
4340 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Screens November 9, 2017, time:TBD
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Rosenwald Screening at University of Pennsylvania November 15, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PA
University of Pennsylvania
3101 Walnut St
Philadelphia, Pa 19104
Screens November 15, 2017, time:TBD
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More details coming soon. Hosted by student group PP&J.

Rosenwald Screening at Princeton November 16, 2017

PRINCETON, NJ
Princeton
Princeton, NJ 08542-0430
Screens November 16, 2017, time:TBD
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More details coming soon. Hosted by student group PP&J.

Rosenwald Screening at December 18, 2017

KEY WEST, FL
Congregation B’nai Zion
750 United St, Key West, FL 33040
Screens December 18, 2017 at 7:30pm
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Rosenwald Screening at B’nai Israel Congregation January 28, 2018

ROCKVILLE, MD
B’nai Israel Congregation
6301 Montrose Road 
Rockville, MD 20852-4195
Screens January 28, 2018 at 7:20pm.
Visit the website here.More details coming soon.

The DVD will be available for purchase after October 16th. More information to come.