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Jewish Studies sponsors “Sefarad” as part of the Nashville Jewish Film Festival

Posted by on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in Past Events.

Jewish Studies is proud to sponsor the film Sefarad as part of the 2019 Nashville Jewish Film Festival. The screening will take place on Thursday, October 17th at 7pm at the Belcourt.

More information about the NJFF can be found here.

Watch the trailer

Synopsis: In 1496, King D. Manuel prohibited Judaism. 400 years later, Barros Basto, a Portuguese army captain converted to Judaism, and about twenty Jewish merchants founded the Jewish Community of Oporto, in the north of Portugal.