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The Danforth Jewish Circle created the Claudia Bali Endowment to help ensure the sustainability of its educational programming and the subsidies it provides to the families and children who want a Jewish education, but who need assistance with tuition.
A screening has been planned in partnership with the Toronto Jewish Film Festival, on Monday May 6, which will be followed by a question and answer session with one of the filmmakers and a reception. Refreshments will be served.
Our feature film is Curtiz by the young Swiss-Hungarian director Tamas Yvan Topolánszky and was the winner of the Grand Prix des Amerique in 2018. It tells a behind-the-scenes story of one of the world’s greatest and most beloved films, Casablanca. The story:
It’s 1942, America’s finally entered WWII and Warner Brothers is thinking of an anti-Nazi film. They recruit Michael Curtiz, a Jewish Hungarian-born American film director, who struggles to make a film with no clear ending while coping with family caught in Europe, his relationship with an estranged daughter and an over-zealous government agent.
Join us and enrich The Claudia Bali Endowment. Be entertained, engaged and build your community.
Your night out and donation will make a difference.
Single Ticket $60
Two Tickets $118
Benefactor Package $360
Sponsor Package $500 or more to help offset event costs
The Sponsor Package includes 4 tickets, reserved seating, and an acknowledgment. The Benefactor Package includes 2 tickets and reserved seating. All tickets include an invitation to a reception after the screening. Tax receipts will be issued for a portion of your donation.
(You can also mail a cheque to Ste. 125 – 283 Danforth Ave, TO M4K 1N2 payable to Danforth Jewish Circle by Thursday April 25 or e-transfer funds to email@example.com. Put “Film” in the description field AND don’t forget to email your password.)
We look forward to you joining us for a night at the movies!