All About the Films
Note: Films are in English unless otherwise noted. Many films are unrated; parental caution is advised for certain films, as indicated.
Greenwich Village: Music that Defined a
Canada - documentary - 92 minutes
Directed by Alton Glass
Sponsored by The Teaneck Community Chorus
Song selections from the movie sung live by Teaneck Community Chorus will follow
Featuring poignant interviews with Pete Seeger, Kris Kristofferson, Don McLean, Peter Yarrow, Arlo Guthrie, Lucy and Carly Simon, Tom Chapin and Judy Collins, among dozens of other music luminaries, this documentary combines talking heads with rare archival footage and new live performances to tell a story about a community that created a generation-defining music.
Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent
Documentary - 57 minutes
Directed by Rachel Fisher and Rachel Pasternak
Sponsored by The Martin Luther King, Jr Monument Committee
Talkback to follow with the film’s directors, member’s of Prinz’s family and Civil Rights Activists
A documentary that follows the story of Joachim Prinz, a German émigré Rabbi who practiced at Newark’s Temple B’nai Abraham who became a close confidante to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and was a largely unkown and unsung hero of the civil rights movement.
Little White Lie
Documentary - 66 minutes
Directed by Lacey Schwartz
Talkback to follow with film’s director and subject of the documentary Lacey Schwartz
Little White Lie
tells Lacey Schwartz’s story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish household in Woodstock, NY, with loving parents and a strong sense of her Jewish identity – despite the open questions from those around her about how a white girl could have such dark skin. She believes her family’s explanation that her looks were inherited from her dark-skinned Sicilian grandfather. But when her parents abruptly split, her gut starts to tell her something different.