Sunday, April 25, at 7:00 pm on Zoom
Jewish Identity in Jewish Films | Everything is Illuminated
Jonathan is a young man obsessed with his family history who decides to journey to the Ukraine to find out more about the life of his grandfather. He ventures into the heartland of the Ukraine seeking to shed light on events that happened to his family during World War II. Jonathan is accompanied on his journey by local tour guides Alex, his surly grandfather, and his dog named Sammy Davis Jr. Based on the book Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer, this movie is directed by Liev Schreiber, and stars Elijah Wood.