Jewish Filmmakers and Their Indelible Brand of Comedy
Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.to 3:00 p.m. – Jewish Filmmakers and Their Indelible Brand of Comedy –Marc Lapadula – film professor at Yale
Marc brings his energetic style and expertise to this engaging session that explores how a variety of Jewish directors have used their own unique brand of idiosyncratic Jewish Humor antithetical tone to get their social and political messages across, with resoundingly successful and influential results. Several fine examples of Jewish Humor will be explored in film clips that will include: THE BIRDCAGE, TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN, BLAZING SADDLES, THE GRADUATE, ANNIE HALL, THE PRODUCERS, HEAVEN CAN WAIT, AIRPLANE and other films.
All are welcome to join us for this free program via Zoom