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Monday at the Museum: Fig Tree Discussion

This is a past event.

Monday, January 25 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Virtual Event

In this next iteration of Black Lives in a Jewish Context, join Dr. Tudor Parfitt in conversation with Dr. Yonas Mulat for a post-film discussion around Fig Tree.

Set during the Ethiopian civil war, Fig Tree tells the story of a Jewish teenager who hatches a scheme to keep her Christian boyfriend from being drafted, as she and her family prepare to flee the country and go to Israel.

The film will be available for independent viewing from January 18-25, 2021. Please register at the link to receive access to both the film screening link and the Zoom discussion link.

This program is presented in partnership with Hillel at FIU, the Global Jewish Studies Program and Holocaust and Genocide Studies Program at FIU, the Miami Jewish Film Festival, and the Steven J. Green School of International and Public Affairs as part of Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week 2021.

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Arts & Culture


General Public


Jewish Museum of Florida
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