JCC Rockland 21st International Jewish Film Festival

The Jews And The Blues

Expired June 8, 2023 3:59 AM
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This film is dedicated to the memory of Leonard Kurz.

Closing Night Sponsors: Simona Chazen & Jerry Chazen z'l; Gail & Alan Koss

The Jews and the Blues is a musical journey that along the way becomes something much more; created by Drew Stone, a documentary filmmaker, musician, and talk show host born and raised in New York City. Join him as he follows his passion for music and adventure as he travels to Israel and discovers how the blues tie into this incredible mix of cultures. Arab, Ethiopian, Moroccan, Jewish, Israeli, united through the universal tie that binds us together.... music. Experience the sights, sounds and the unexpected on this expedition into uncharted territory.

The Jews and the Blues will be immediately followed by a discussion featuring Drew Stone.

Please note that this discussion is exclusively taking place at the in person screening on Tuesday, May 9th. It will not be available virtually.

Drew Stone, star and co-director of The Jews and the Blues, will join us at JCC Rockland for our closing night feature film.

Stone is an American film director, producer, editor and musician. His works include music videos, commercials, documentary films and television. He founded the New York City-based film production company Stone Films NYC and played an active role in the early stages of the American musical movement known as hardcore punk. His previous directed films include The New York Hardcore Chronicles Film, “Who The F**k Is That Guy?” The Fabulous Journey Of Michael Alago and xxx ALL AGES xxx The Boston Hardcore Film. Since 2020, he is the host of the live video streaming show The New York Hardcore Chronicles LIVE!.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    67 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Drew Stone, Evan B. Stone
  • Executive Producer
    Arni Stone
  • Cast
    Drew Stone