RABBI CYRIL HARRIS COMMUNITY CENTRE
7 October – 21 October 2018
JEWISH BOOK FESTIVAL
Please join us for these stimulating discussions & come along to browse through the books
A fortnight of exciting conversations, ideas, films, art, where authors and readers meet.
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WEEK 1 Monday 8 - Thursday 11 October
Monday 8 October:
2.00pm – Matinee – Harold and Lilian: A Hollywood Love Story – Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife Lilian, film researcher & librarian, left an indelible mark on classics by Hitchcock, Spielberg, Kubrick, Polanski, Mel Brooks and many others. ‘Captivating…delightful…fascinating’; ‘compelling’; ‘passionate & beguiling’; ‘charming’.
Tuesday 9 October:
7.30pm – “Changing Lives: the power of voice through images”: Matthew Krouse in conversation with Jodi Bieber, Kim Berman and Paul Weinberg.
Jodi Bieber is an award-winning photographer who won the World Press Photo of 2010 featured on the cover of TIME. She has exhibited widely both locally and internationally.
Her books include Soweto, Between Dogs & Wolves, Real Beauty among others.
Kim Berman is Professor in Visual Arts at UJ & co-founder and executive director of Artist proof Studio, She has lectured & exhibited widely in South Africa & internationally. She is the author of Finding Voice: A Visual Arts Approach to Engaging Social Change
Paul Weinberg is a documentary photographer, filmmaker, writer & curator. He is a founder member of Afripix which gained international recognition for documenting of apartheid. He has lectured & exhibited widely in South Africa & abroad. His books include Traces & Tracks, Dear Edward, Travelling Light among others.
Matthew Krouse is the arts editor of the Mail & Guardian. He has edited two anthologies - Positions about artists engaging with politics in South Africa today, and The Invisible Ghetto about gender.
Wednesday 10 October:
7.30pm – “Jews and Fiction: Writing in Portnoy’s Shadow”: Terry Shakinovsky talks to Jill Nudelman, Gail Schimmel and Steven Boykey Sidley
Jill Nudelman - Debut novel Inheriting the Earth was the co-winner of the Olive Schreiner Prize for prose in 2015
Gail Schimmel - A consultant in advertising law & author of Marriage Vows, Whatever Happened to the Cowley Twins & her latest acclaimed novel The Park
Steven Boykey Sidley - Award-winning novelist of Entanglement,(Winner of the 2013 UJ Writing Prize), Stepping Out, Imperfect Solo & Free Association
Terry Shakinovsky is a journalist who has been deployed all over the globe. She hosted a very popular weekly book program. She co-authored A Knock on the Door
Thursday 11 October:
7.30pm: A talk by Arthur Goldstuck: ‘The Future of Reading’
Arthur Goldstuck is a South African journalist, media analyst, and commentator on Information and Communications technology, Internet & mobile communications and technology. He is the founder and Managing Director of World Wide Worx.
Creative Writing Course with Prof David Medalie
9,10, 11, 16, 17, 18 October from 5.00 - 7.00pm
COST: R90 per session
Pre-paid booking of 5 sessions discounted at R350(non- members)
Pre-paid booking of 5 sessions discounted at R250(members)
VENUE: Clive M Beck Auditorium
Rabbi Cyril Harris Community Centre (RCHCC)
cnr Glenhove Rd & 4th Street Houghton
BOOKING: Hazel or Rene(011 728 8088/8378) After Hours (011 728 8378)
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Nedbank Norwood Code: 191905
Account name: RCHCC
Account number: 1920 116 699
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