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Jews of the Wild West with Aspen Film

JOIN Israel and Aspen Film hosted a sold-out screening of the documentary film “Jews of the Wild West” on Wednesday, August 23rd.

The film tells the story of the largely forgotten history of Jewish pioneers in the American West. It features interviews, archive footage, and historical photographs to tell the stories of these trailblazers.

The event began with a reception at the Casterline | Goodman Contemporary Art Gallery, proceeding by the film will at Aspen Film ISIS Theater.

There was a Q&A with the director and five-time Emmy award winner, Amanda Marshall Kinsey, historian, William Korn, and the Executive Artistic Director of Aspen Film, Susan Wrubel.

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Upheaval Aspen

On January 13, 90 supporters joined together in the resort town of Aspen, Colorado to raise funds for JOIN Lifeline and the Aspen premiere of Upheaval: The Journey of Menachem Begin. The fundraiser was in partnership with Aspen Film and sponsored by Hidden Light Productions.

The reception was generously hosted by the renowned Hexton Gallery. Following the film there was a Q&A discussion with Susan Wrubel (Executive + Artistic Director of Aspen Film and Industry Executive & Film Producer) and Rob Schwartz (Executive Producer of Upheaval and Founder of Hidden Light Productions).

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