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Joel Katz and Family

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Presented with Scribe Video Center and the Gershman Y’s Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

Beyond Color: The Films of Joel Katz -- White: A Memoir in Color

Individual Films: $8/$5 NMAJH & Scribe Members, and PJFF Supporter Subscribers.
2-Film Package: $14/$8 NMAJH & Scribe Members, and PJFF Supporter Subscribers.
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White: A Memoir in Color (USA, 2012, 59 minutes) is a personal exploration of identity and how the filmmaker's upbringing and relationship with his father came to bear on his own decisions about race and adoption. 
 
Discussion with Joel Katz to follow, moderated by Louis Massiah, Executive Director, Scribe Video Center.

Independent filmmaker Joel Katz makes films that expand upon micro-histories to examine broader themes of social history and race in America. His work has been awarded grants by the National Endowment for the Arts and numerous other agencies.

This program has been supported in part by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, the Federal-State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation.

In conjunction with the special exhibition
Beyond Swastika and Jim Crow: Jewish Refugee Scholars at Black Colleges.


RELATED PROGRAMS

Beyond Color: The Films of Joel Katz -- Strange Fruit 
Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30 pm at the Museum
Purchase the series package and save!

Joel Katz: Documentary Story Structure (Master Class) 
Wednesday, February 13 at 3:30 pm at Scribe Video Center (4212 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia)


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Event type:Films & Filmmakers
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