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Sunday, February 17 • 11:20am - 12:20am
"Hatboxes": a Short Film at the Junction of Judaism and Love

"Hatboxes" is a narrative short film focusing on a relationship that develops between two women, a secular Jewish lawyer and an Orthodox hatmaker (see http://hatboxesthemovie.com/ ).  The session include a sneak preview of the 18-minute film, followed by a discussion facilitated by the writer/director and the producer.  Discussion will focus on the spectrum of identity, variability in observance, and the handling of taboos.

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Susana Darwin

After studying film production at the University of Iowa, Susana Darwin dedicated more than 20 years to educational/reference publishing, the law, and community organizing before returning to film. "Hatboxes" represents both her commitment to compelling storytelling and to a discipline... Read More →

Sunday February 17, 2013 11:20am - 12:20am
Fort Dearborn B (Floor 3 North)