An innovative and powerful narrative dance film that celebrates resilience, connection, and hope, “Sh’ma: A Story of Survival” tells the story of director/choreographer Suki John’s mother. Originally a live choreodrama performed in the former Yugoslavia and New York City, the story follows our heroine from her school days to the ghetto, to her deportation to a concentration camp, and finally her immigration to the U.S. “Sh’ma: A Story of Survival” film features 15 virtuoso performers and extraordinary original music and design. The film screening will be followed by a conversation, moderated by Wendy Perron, former editor in chief of Dance Magazine, with Suki John, the film’s director and choreographer, and two performers, Keith Saunders and Kira Rae Daniel.

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Date: October 19

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: $10

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