Loading

Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

CTC Documentary

Sorry, there are no upcoming session times for Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas at Dendy Canberra

Synopsis

“A very sweet, engaging and celebratory documentary with heft and beauty.” — The Globe and Mail

An offbeat, irreverent musical documentary that tells the story of a group of Jewish songwriters, including Irving Berlin, Mel Tormé, Jay Livingston, Ray Evans, Gloria Shayne Baker and Johnny Marks, who wrote the soundtrack to Christianity’s most musical holiday. It’s an amazing tale of immigrant outsiders who became irreplaceable players in pop culture’s mainstream – a generation of songwriters who found in Christmas the perfect holiday in which to imagine a better world, and for at least one day a year, make us believe.

Release Date 11 November 2018
Running Time 1hr 04m
Rating CTC | Not yet classified
Cast Kang Ho, Steven Page, Gaston Poon, Decker Williams
Director Larry Weinstein

You May Also Like

Left
loading... 8 Oct 2022

World Art Events: Munch: Love Phantoms and Lady-Vampires

E Documentary

The debt contemporary culture has towards Munch is impressive, from Andy Wharhol to Ingmar Bergman, from Marina Abramovich to Jasper Johnes.

loading... 20 Aug 2022

VENICE. Infinitely Avant-Garde

E Documentary

This documentary explores Venice and its openness to the world, and to the future, through its art and its museums, its canals and its narrow streets.

loading... 16 Jul 2022

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: Canaletto & the Art of Venice

E Documentary

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN open its fifth season with Canaletto & the Art of Venice, an immersive journey into the life and art of Venice’s famous view-painter.

loading... 28 May 2022

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: Pissarro: Father of Impressionism

E Documentary

Without Camille Pissarro, there is no Impressionist movement. He is rightfully known as the father of Impressionism.

loading... 24 Aug 2022

Runnation Film Festival 2022/2023 World Tour

E Documentary

2022 marks the eigth year of the RunNation Film Festival. The festival is an original, inspiring event that has been attended by running celebrities, thousands of runners

Right