Celebrating the Sephardic legacy in Mexico: Concert and Film Screening

Department: Jewish Studies

Date and Time: May 21, 2017 | 4:00 PM-8:00 PM

Event Location: Humanities Gateway 1070 (McCormick Auditorium)

Event Details

Celebrating the Sephardic legacy in Mexico on Sunday, May 21, 2017: Concert and Film Screening

Sunday, May 21, 2017  4:15pm-6:15pm
Humanities Gateway 1070 | McCormick Auditorium
El Tercer Espacio ("The Third Place")

A film by Nejemye Tenenbaum

A hundred years after the establishment of the Jewish Syrian (Damascus) Community in Mexico City, its history is revised through a number of compelling and touching stories.
86 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.
Followed by discussion with the director

Sunday, May 21, 2017  6:30-8:00pm
Humanities Gateway 1070 | McCormick Auditorium
La Mar Enfortuna

Music Performance
Featuring Sephardic music group from Mexico City
With generous support from UCI Illuminations

This show intends to recover the spirit of tolerance and splendor from Medieval Spain, selecting and gathering a series of different music manifestations of Sephardic culture and the different stages it has gone through.