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26TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 3-13, 2018

Body and Soul: An American Bridge

Documentary

Screening Information

International Premiere
May 6 - 9:00PM
Alliance Francaise
May 8 - 3:30PM
Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk 9

Film Details

Country United States
Year 2016
Running Time 59 MIN
Language English
Director Robert Philipson
Themes Arts and Culture,
Black Jewish Relations,
Showbiz history
Rating G

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Description

Written by bandleader Johnny Green and with lyrics by Edward Heyman, “Body and Soul” is among the most enduring standards. Through interviews with historians and music enthusiasts and featuring rare archival footage, Body and Soul: An American Bridge examines this timeless song’s history and illustrates the complex musical interplay between Jewish and African-American cultures.

Presentation Details

Guest Francine Zuckerman
Co-presented With
Media Coverage http://exclaim.ca/film/article/heres_the_full_lineup_for_the_25th_toronto_jewish_film_festival

Sponsored By

Joan Sohn

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