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October 21, 2021 to October 21, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:32 PM
Cornell Cinema, 104 Willard Straight Hall,, Tompkins County, New York, United States, 14853

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1974 > USA > Directed by Joan Micklin Silver \ With Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Mel Howard \ This story of Jewish immigrants on New York\'s Lower East Side, circa 1896, focusses on the marriage of Jake, who desperately wants to be \"American,\" and Gitl, who longs for the values of the old country. Shown in a new restoration. In English & Yiddish. Elissa Sampson, a visiting scholar in Cornell\'s Jewish Studies program, a cosponsor of the film, will introduce the Thursday night screening. \ 1 hr 32 min \