Centennial Celebration Film Series 100 Years in Film Presents: “A Stranger Among Us”, Sun., Sep. 24th at 8:00 P.M.
Melanie Griffith portrays an NYPD detective who goes undercover in the Hasidic community to solve a murder in the diamond district in this taut thriller directed by Sidney Lumet (“Dog Day Afternoon,” “Network”.) The film explores themes of whether religious Jews can separate themselves from modern American society and the cultural gap between secular and traditional Jews in the United States. Co-stars include Tracy Pollan (wife of Michael J. Fox) and James Gandolfini (“The Sopranos”) in his first credited screen role.