2021 Virtual Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance - Virtual Screening

Expired February 19, 2021 12:01 AM
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In partnership with Jewish Federation of Cincinnati - Silver Circle Society and Create Your Jewish Legacy.

Free tickets available for Create Your Jewish Legacy and Jewish Federation Silver Circle donors. Please contact Reagan Kuhn at rkuhn@jfedcin.org for information and to RSVP.

The alliance between African-Americans and Jewish Americans began in the early 20th century in response to shared experiences of bigotry and discrimination. This timely documentary revisits the crucial lessons of Black-Jewish cooperation and serves as an urgent call for renewed solidarity in times of rising intolerance.

Content Warning: Violence

  • Year
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Shari Rogers