Jewish Studies Interdisciplinary Program

“Carl Laemmle” – free public screening

Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:00am

Laemmle's Town Center 5 17200 Ventura Blvd. Encino, CA 91316

Carl Laemmle“Carl Laemmle” – free public screening

"Carl Laemmle" is a fascinating and enjoyable documentary about the extraordinary life story of Carl Laemmle, the German-Jewish immigrant who founded Universal Pictures, saved over 300 Jewish families from Nazi Germany, created University City, and gave his name to the Laemmle Theater chain. The film shows his crucial contribution to the development of the modern movie business. Engaging and humorous, it incorporates historic photos and film footage about this creative man who left his imprint on Los Angeles and beyond. 91 minutes.

Followed by a discussion with CSUN faculty.

Limited seating. Free, but RSVP required. Please call (818) 677-4724 or email to reserve a seat (maximum 2 seats per request – names for each seat are required).

Co-Sponsored by Temple Ahavat Shalom, Temple Ramat Zion, Valley Beth Shalom, and Hillel 818.