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Hester Street & Yekl


Hester Street and Yekl

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida International University is hosting a film and literature session. Join Ronelle Delmont for an interactive, multimedia presentation. This book & film lecture features the film Hester Street (1975) directed by Joan Micklin Silver, which was added in 2011 to the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress. It is a romantic film based on Abraham Cahan’s 1896 novel Yekl: A Tale of the New York Ghetto. The film stars Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Paul Freedman and Doris Roberts.

Delmont has a long career in public speaking and has been part of Florida’s book review and lecture circuit for many years. Her stimulating book and lecture topics are always meant to provoke thought and be entertaining at the same time. Her varied interests and lecture topics have made her one of South Florida’s most popular speakers.

Registration is required. This program is funded in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia in partnership with Florida International University.

Events Details:

Date/time: October 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Presented By:

Ronelle Delmont, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Florida International University

Event Fee:

Free

Event Type:

In-person

Event Contact:

Event Contact:

Maggie Gonzalez
Phone:
(305) 919-5900

Event Venue:

Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus
3000 NE 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181 United States
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