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“Lost Jewish World of Shanghai” Tonight at Brandeis

October 14th, 2009 · No Comments

“Lost Jewish World of Shanghai”

Today, Wednesday, Oct 14 7:00p to 10:00p
at Brandeis University Wasserman Cinematheque, Waltham, MA
Film Screening of “Exil Shanghai” by German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger. Refreshments will be
served at Q&A with the filmmaker during intermission.
With fascinating details and rich with dry humor, “Exil Shanghai” tells six life stories of German, Austrian and Russian Jews whose lives intersect in exile in Shanghai.
With fascinating details and rich with dry humor, “Exil Shanghai” tells six life stories of German, Austrian and Russian Jews whose lives intersect in exile in Shanghai. The film is an extraordinary cultural odyssey that affectionately conjures up the lost Jewish world of Shanghai, the most fabulous city of the Far East.

Ulrike Ottinger is a German filmmaker, documentarian and photographer.

For more information e-mail cgees@brandeis.edu .

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