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Denver Cantor Joel Lichterman traveled to Poland with a group of Cantors to share the rebirth of the century-old Jewish-Polish culture. "100 Voices" is the film of that journey.

100 Voices Film Tuesday in Boulder

Tuesday night, September 21, 2010, the Century Theaters Boulder will host a one-night-only screening of “100 VOICES: A JOURNEY HOME“, a film about a journey in which Cantor Joel Lichterman of BMH-BJ Congregation participated alongside a group of Cantors to honor lives lost during the Holocaust, his father, Chazan Jakub Lichterman z”l the only surviving Cantor of the Nozyk Synagogue, Warsaw and to share the rebirth of the century-old, once interwoven Jewish and Polish culture.

100 Voices: A Journey Home” is a compelling and moving musical documentary that uniquely tells the history of Jewish culture in Poland. It highlights the current resurgence of Jewish culture through the personal reflections and musical selections of a group of cantors and acclaimed composer Charles Fox (“Killing Me Softly”, “I Got A Name” and many more) who made an important historical mission to the birthplace of Cantorial music. The documentary will give generations the opportunity to learn about and re-embrace the Jewish culture that produced one of the most artistic and educated societies that once flourished in Europe. Above all, the Program will celebrate the resilience and the power of Jewish life, while telling the story of two peoples who shared intertwined cultures.

The film, which  screened in over 500 theaters nationwide, will begin at 7 pm.  Century Theaters Boulder is located at 1700 29th St.  For on-line reservations, click here.  For more information and to see the trailer, click here.

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