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Film Group via Zoom

Past Sessions
Saturday, August 8, 2020 18 Av 5780 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 27, 2020 5 Tammuz 5780 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 23, 2020 29 Iyar 5780 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday, April 4, 2020 10 Nisan 5780 - 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Please join us as we screen Selma (2014) via Zoom. In light of recent events that have zeroed in on America's persistent and deadly racial injustice, Selma (2014), directed by Ava Duvernay, seems timely. The film tells the story of the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, led by Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, and other prominent civil rights leaders. Released just before the fiftieth anniversary of the march, the film made Ms. Duvernay the first black female director to have her film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture.

From the Roger Ebert film site: "This is an emotional movie that aims to anger, sadden and inspire viewers, sometimes in the same scene. Selma takes no prisoners and, while it welcomes moviegoers of all hues, it has no intention of sugarcoating its horrors for politically correct comforting."

Click here to view the trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6t7vVTxaic

Feel free to bring your favorite nosh (even popcorn!) and click on this Zoom link (https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85182236717?pwd=eEV2MFhxUDBHQ1NYb3VDdC90MkpYUT09) at 7:00 PM. Directions for accessing Zoom are found below.  

Enjoy dinner on your own beforehand. If you'd like to support the pizza place we usually order from that is closest to the North Shore United Methodist church in Glencoe, the phone number for Little Red Hen is 847-835-4900.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Carol McCardell (847-727-0029).

Looking forward to seeing you there (virtually)!

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING – INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESSING

If you access the link on your computer: It should open automatically when you click on the link. If it asks you if you want to use the computer's audio, say yes. The same for the video. If your video doesn't come up automatically, you can turn it on by clicking on the video icon at the bottom, left side of your screen.

If you access the link on an iPad or smartphone: When you click on the link, it might ask you to download the Zoom app. If so, after you download it, you should be able to access our gathering by clicking on the link a second time - including the video. If not, please text or call Rabbi Elder (847-266-8854).

If you call in by a regular phone or don't want to use Zoom: Just dial 312-626-6799. When you hear a recording, it will instruct you to type in the Member ID number, followed by the # sign. The Member ID for this event is: 851 8223 6717#. You will be able to hear clearly and participate in the discussion like everyone else, but you will NOT be able to view the film.

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