RAISE THE ROOF IN THE NEWS
1.31.15 The best vengeance against evildoers is to restore some of the beauty that they thought they had destroyed forever…The Norwell-based father-son filmmakers Cary and Yari Wolinsky of Trillium Studios recorded this process in their documentary Raise the Roof…
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1.30.15 The Browns' unlikely odyssey to bring back to life on of the most significant synagogues is told in "Raise the Roof," a documentary by the award-winning father-son filmmaking team of Cary and Yari Wolinsky…
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1.27.15 Raise the Roof documents the multiyear process of re-creating by hand — from very old, black-and-white photographs — the vibrantly painted and complexly built roof and ceiling of an 18th-century wooden Polish synagogue.… The uplifting documentary is an artistic, nondenominational embrace across the centuries.
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Couple with Georgia ties raises a roof in Poland
1.22.15 Rick and Laura Brown are neither Polish nor Jewish. Their religion is making things…
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Professor Bernstein's Must-See Films
12.17.14 In its 15th year, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival again offers a copious array of extraordinary films that provide fresh perspectives on the place of Jews and Jewish history within our complex world. These cinematic jewels… arrive here from numerous cultures and countries, having been selected by our diligent evaluation committee.
Professor Bernstein chose Raise the Roof.
10.22.14 When the new POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews opens in late October, the ties between Warsaw and Boston will deepen even further…
Raise the Roof will have its world premiere during the museum’s opening ceremonies—October 29th, 2014
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