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Yiddish New York 2021 Film Festival
Screening and Talk-back session of 1980's European Yiddish Cinema treasure, Brussels Transit. Eve Sicular will helm the all-star cinematic panel featuring lead actor Boris Lehman, cinéastes and critics Amy Taubin, Lynne Tillman, and festival director Josh Waletsky.

Watch the film and/or register for the panel discussion live streamed on Tuesday, Dec 28 (PM1 session: 1:30pm-2:45pm).

Yiddish NY Festival 2021
The Yinglish Mikado, from the Poconos to MGM
lecture by Eve Sicular

Bandleader/scholar Eve Sicular presents her research on a little-known yet legendary satirical Yiddish adaptation of "The Mikado" created & performed at Camp Tamiment resort on the cusp of WWII, starring (among others) young Danny Kaye & Jerome Robbins. The wartime reprise of this show on the Hollywood party scene featured Kaye, this time in drag, alongside Judy Garland and Joe Mankiewicz.

Register for Der Richtiga Mikado lecture via YNY on Wednesday, Dec 29 (AM1 schedule) on Zoom.

Brief News

Bandleader/film scholar Eve Sicular was awarded a Wallis Annenberg Helix Fellowship Alumni Grant for New Yiddish Culture, to create a new version of Farlangen from Henekh Kon's 1937 Dybbuk soundtrack.

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Ulmer's Yiddish Films

Eve Sicular's full exploration of director Edgar Ulmer's "Canon of Cinema Contagion: Gothic Yiddish Plague Meets TB Screen Crusade" now up at

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Metropolitan Klezmer

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER, established in 1994, brings eclectic exuberance to Yiddish musical genres from all over the map. Performing vibrant versions of lesser-known gems from wedding dance, trance, folk, swing and tango styles, as well as soundtrack material from vintage Yiddish films, they re-invent tradition with both irreverence and respect.

Our special projects include:

METROPOLITAN KLEZMER's Jubilation! 25th Anniversary Octet Concerts Series was made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement.

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