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RED FATHER: A film screening with Director Tova Beck-Friedman
Start Date: 11/17/2014Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 11/17/2014End Time: 8:00 PM
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Event Description:
RED FATHER follows the life of Bernard Ades, a Communist, Jewish lawyer raised in Baltimore and radicalized by the Great Depression.



FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Set against the backdrop of the pre-civil rights era, the film follows Ades as he seeks to end systemic legal racism in Maryland, fights Fascism with the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War, and becomes a target himself during the dark days of America's McCarthyism.


Panel discussion following film:
++ Tova Beck-Friedman, film director and producer
++ Janet Ades, daughter of Bernard Ades
++ George Rappoport, historian
++ Maria Mitchell, Minnesota Association for Black Lawyers
++ Joseph Moore, lawyer and author of Murder on Maryland's Eastern Shore


Location:
Baruch Performing Arts,
Engelman Recital Hall
55 Lexington Ave., enter on 25th Street

Contact Information:
Name: Gil Harel
Email: Jewish.Studies.Center@baruch.cuny.edu
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Schools/Departments:
  • Baruch Performing Arts Center
  • College Advancement
  • Jewish Studies Center

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