Beautiful Music + Joe’s Violin
Thursday Mar 16 07:30 PM
Sunday Mar 19 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $8.00
General Admission: $10.00
About the Film:
Part of the Honolulu Jewish Film Festival 2017
Two short documentaries bring music to unexpected communities.
The films will be introduced by George Hudes.
Directed by Richard Trank. USA. 2005. 38 min.
Beautiful Music is the true story of Devorah Schramm, an American-born Orthodox Jewish pianist and composer who teaches piano to a nine-year-old blind and severely autistic Palestinian girl in the worst days of the Intifada.
Directed by Kahane Cooperman. USA. 2016. 24 min.
In this Oscar-nominated short, 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold donates his violin to an instrument drive, changing the life of 12-year-old Bronx student Brianna Perez—and his own.