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Jewish Studies Program

The Return of the Violin: Film, Live Music, and a Conversation with Our Scholars

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 3:00pm



USC School of Music Recital Hall, Second Floor

 Film screening of The Return of the Violin (2012) by Israeli director Haim Hecht.

The film will be followed by a live performance of Ernest Bloch's Nigun (from Baal Shem) played by USC School of Music Faculty Rebecca Hunter (violin) and Marina Lomazov (piano).

A Q&A session with the audience will be led by Saskia Coenen Snyder (History/Jewish Studies), Kunio Hara (School of Music), and Federica K. Clementi (English/Jewish Studies).

This event is free and open to the public. 

Sponsored by the Columbia Jewish Film Festival, USC Jewish Studies Program, and USC School of Music. 

For more information on the Columbia Jewish Film Festival, March 20 – April 3, 2014 visit:

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