¡Festival Judío! A Celebration of Latin American Jewish Culture

  • August 2, 2019 - August 9, 2019
  • Recurring daily
  • Times: Friday, August 2nd - Friday, August 9th 2019
  • Location: Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture
  • Address:
  • 6184 Ash St.
  • Vancouver, BC V5Z 3G9
  • Admission: $5.00 - $20.00
  • Phone: 604-325-1812 Ext 2
  • Contact: David Skulski

¡Festival Judío! Celebrates the Culture of Latin America fused with Jewish cultural accents to present 5 film nights, art show and book sale, 5 afternoon talks by Latin American guest speakers, a children's story workshop and TWO live music nights with dance lesson to warm up and international Latin musicians. Opening night Milonga or tango party and closing night Klezmer fusing Samba, Freve, Afoxe, Maracatu and Baiao rhythm styles. Latin cuisine and refreshments available throughout.

Films screened nightly at 7:30 pm
Aug 4 Los Gauchos Judios (Argentina)
Aug 5 The Fire Within (Peru)
Aug 6 Nora's Will (Mexico)
Aug 7 An Unknown Country: A documentary about the Jews of Ecuador, features Q&A with director Eva Zelig in person
Aug 9 The German Doctor (Argentina)

Daily afternoon presentations at 4:30 pm/Aug 4 only at 1:00 pm
Aug 4 Children's story workshop (English and Spanish) with Silvana Goldemberg 1:00 pm
Aug 5 Los Judios y el Tango Tango: The Jewish connection with Amijai Shalev
Aug 6 The Song of Lilith/ El Canto de Lilith (English and Spanish) with Liliana Kleiner
Aug 7 Absent but not forgotten/los Ausentes no son Olvidados (English and Spanish) with Helen Waldstein and Dafne Blanco
Aug 8 The Eternal Migrants - repercussion of family history repeated over generations (Spanish and English) with Ruben Fistemberg
Aug 9 4:30pm The reality of the situation of the Jewish community of Venezuela with Jack Goihman  

Aug 3 Milonga doors open at 7:30 for lessons Concert and dance 8:00 -10:00 pm
Aug 8 Klezmer with Samba and more 7:30 for dance lesson big band concert and dance 8:00 - 10:00 pm

Free parking under building for first 80 arrivals and street parking

Friday, August 2nd - Friday, August 9th 2019

Peretz Centre for Secular Jewish Culture, Vancouver BC

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¡Festival Judío! A Celebration of Latin American Jewish Culture
6184 Ash St.