The GREENVILLE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL’s SUMMERFEST 2023 event celebrates the richness and diversity of the Jewish experience by presenting contemporary international films. Along with these films and documentaries, the film festival also provides discussions with guest speakers, cuisine from different countries, music and entertainment. The GJFF hopes to strengthen the Upstate’s Jewish cultural foundation and promote diversity through higher visibility.
This year’s 4th Annual SummerFest 2023 event, which will take place at the SOUTH CAROLINA CHILDREN’S THEATRE at 153 Augusta St. on SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th, will feature the movie, “THE JEWS and THE BLUES.”
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This film is a musical journey that along the way becomes something much more. Drew Stone, a documentary filmmaker, musician and talk show host born and raised in New York City, follows his passion for music and adventure. He travels to Israel and discovers how the blues ties into this incredible mix of cultures. Arab, Ethiopian, Moroccan, all Jewish, all Israeli, united through the universal tie that binds them together: Music. Experience the sights, sounds and the unexpected on this expedition into uncharted territory.
CUISINE: Middle Eastern Fare catered by The Uptown Company
MUSIC: Charles Hedgepath, local singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and Blues enthusiast.
SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER: Drew Stone, director and star of the film, will speak about his experiences filming the 2021 movie. Don’t miss out on this fascinating opportunity to experience a film that is both a musical and spiritual journey.