Sholem Aleichem

Sholem Aleichem

Laughing in the Darkness

Streaming Video - 2011
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A riveting portrait of the great writer whose stories became the basis of the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof. Plumbing the depths of a Jewish world locked in crisis and on the cusp of profound change, he captured that world with brilliant humor. Sholem Aleichem was not just a witness to the creation of a new modern Jewish identity, but one of the very men who forged it.
Publisher: [United States] : New Video : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Branch Call Number: eVideo hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 93 min.)) : sd., col.
Alternative Title: Laughing in the darkness

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MichaelRD Dec 23, 2014

Before I watched this documentary, I had no idea about the world of Sholem Aleichem. I really liked Fiddler on the Roof, but had no idea that it was based on stories were written long ago. This man had an interesting life of ups and downs and is one of those unique characters that is driven and passionate about his work. No only was his life intersting, but also this documentary impelled me to add Sholem Aleichem's work to my "To Read" list.

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aqiva
Nov 11, 2013

I asked the catalog staff to list in the Bibliographic description if the film is in Yiddish (it comes up in a Bib. subject search for Yiddish) and if so if it's sub-titled in English for English speaking audiences; and if it's in English if it has closed-captions for the hearing impaired (11-11-13)

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