Monday, June 14, 2010
YIVO HOSTS FILM SCREENING
ISA: The People’s Diva
When: Wednesday, June 20 at 12:15 PM
Where: Skokie Public Library
When: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 6:30 PM
Where: Harold Washington Library Center (Chicago Loop)
Programs are Free of Charge.
Description: Isa Kremer was the first woman to bring Yiddish songs to the world concert stage. This documentary chronicles her life through film footage, photos, and interviews with those who knew her.
Introduction and post-screening Q & A in Skokie with Professor Lois Barr of Lake Forest College (the film’s co-producer). And at Harold Washington College with Maya Friedler of the Women’s Media Group (the film’s co-producer).