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AJFF: A Starry Sky Above the Roman Ghetto

September 4 @ 12:00 am - September 12 @ 11:30 pm

$9.99 – $365

The discovery of a puzzling photograph sparks a student to probe the history of Rome’s Jewish ghetto and the fate of a little girl, in this Italian teen drama interlacing past and present. When Sofia finds an old snapshot in a neglected suitcase, she’s mesmerized by the child’s picture. As details emerge—the child’s name, separation from her parents during a Gestapo raid, and rescue by a nun—Sofia commits to honoring the girl’s memory by staging an original play with classmates and friends from a nearby Jewish high school. But first she must overcome objections of concerned parents. A talented ensemble injects youthful energy into this inspiring interfaith story about the importance of memory, coexistence and reconciling generational frictions.

FREE Q&A with director Guilio Base included in event ticket.

Details

Start:
September 4 @ 12:00 am
End:
September 12 @ 11:30 pm
Cost:
$9.99 – $365
Events Categories:
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Website:
https://austinjff.org/starry-sky

Contact

David Finkel
Phone:
512 576 7278
Email:
dfinkel@austinjff.org
Website:
www.austinjff.org

Venue

Virtual