The Twinberry Theater at the Fort Collins Senior Center is the venue for our next movie playing on Wednesday, December 11th. Doors open at 1:30 pm, the movie starts at 2:00 pm. There will be free popcorn available. Following the movie, a facilitator-led discussion will allow viewers to participate in a dialogue on the film.
Directed by Joan Micklin Silver (who also directed “Crossing Delancey,” 1988), the film takes place in 1896, when Jews were pouring into New York to escape persecution in Russia. Yonkel “Jake” Bogovnik (Steven Keats) has settled on Hester Street in the Lower East Side and has assimilated to American life. He is finally able to bring his wife Gitl (Carol Kane) and son from Russia. But Gitl has trouble assimilating which causes trouble in their marriage. Will Gitl be able to manage in this new land where she has few supports? 90 min.