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SJFF Film & Author: Jamie Bernstein

  • Stroum Jewish Community Center 3801 East Mercer Way Mercer Island, WA 98040 (map)

"The oldest daughter of revered composer and conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the centennial of his birth in a deeply intimate and broadly evocative memoir. Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing Up Bernstein is an intoxicating tale and an intimate meditation on a complex and sometimes troubled man, the family he raised, and the music he composed that became the soundtrack of their entwined lives. Jamie Bernstein is a writer, broadcaster, and filmmaker. She travels the world as a concert narrator. The event includes a pre-film author interview and discussion followed by a Seattle Jewish Film Festival screening of a new documentary film about Leonard Bernstein This author is presented in partnership with The Jewish Book Council. Reception, book sales, and book signing to follow.

This special event is part of the 24th annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival 2019. Film admission only included with SJFF pass."