Jewish Film in America (the 1980s): “Crossing Delancey”
Sunday, August 27, 2017, 8:00 pm
Director Joan Micklin Silver (“Hester Street”) returns to the Lower East Side with this delightful romantic comedy starring Amy Irving (“Yentl”). Thirty-something Isabelle (Izzy) Grossman is torn between the Upper West Side intellectual group she longs to be a part of, and Sam, the pickle man, whom her grandmother (played by Yiddish stage star Reizl Bozyk in her only film role) arranges for her to meet through her friend the matchmaker.
The 1990s: “A Stranger Among Us” (Sunday, September 24, 2017)