The Rosewald Schools work in progress screens at Brandeis Luncheon

Last Wednesday, May 16th, Aviva Kempner spoke at a luncheon for the Brandeis National Committee at the Lakewood Country Club in Rockville, MD. Ms. Kempner showed the work in progress version of The Rosenwald Schools and addressed the audience about making films about Jewish heroes.

Photo credit: Leah Jaffee

To book this film, contact Blair ( at the National Center for Jewish Film. To contact Aviva Kempner about speaking engagements, please email Stay tuned to this blog for updates on future screenings.

Film Screenings at the National Museum of American Jewish History

Join the Museum as it presents diverse and engaging programs illustrating the vast and rich history of American Jews, introducing audiences to cutting-edge Jewish thought and culture, and exploring themes that transcend cultural boundaries.

The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

(USA, 1999, 95 minutes)

Wednesday, May 9 – 6:30 p.m.

Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg 

(USA, 2009, 92 minutes)

Wednesday, May 16 – 6:30 p.m.

The Rosenwald Schools (Work in Progress)

(Excerpt, Approx 20 minutes)

Wednesday, May 23 – 6:30 p.m.

For more information or to purchase tickets click here.

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