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Live Music @ TJFF

Produced by Universal Pictures in 1926, The Cohens and Kellys is a lively ethnic comedy about feuding Irish and Jewish families living next to each other on New York’s Lower East Side. The film has been jointly-restored by the  Cinématèque Royale de Belgique and the IFI Irish Film Archive. (see p.37)

A live score, drawing on Irish and Jewish folk music traditions, will be performed by multi-award-winning, Dublin-based musicians–accordionist Dermot Dunne and saxophonist Nick Roth.



The fascinating story behind Blue Note Records, the iconic jazz label founded by two Jewish refugees with a passion for jazz and an affinity with African American musicians. (see p.22)

Featuring live Jazz performances by Kevin Turcotte, Reg Schwager and Dave Young Trio.

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