2016 Houston Jewish Film Festival: The Muses of Isaac Bashevis Singer
In the mid 1960s, Nobel Prize winning Yiddish author Isaac Bashevis Singer established an army of more than forty female translators who were vital sources of creative inspiration and helped expose his work to the world.
This enchanting documentary shows the complex life of one of the world’s most celebrated literary figures through the eyes of the women who knew him best. Combining interviews with nine of his translators alongside exclusive archival footage, the film provides an original and captivating look at the famous writer.
Directed by Shaul Betser and Asaf Galay, Israel, 2014, 72 min. Houston Premiere. Documentary.
The Friday, March 11 date will be Lunch and a Movie for Adults 60+. RSVP to Esther Bethke at 713-595-8186 by Monday, March 7.