The Jewish Genealogical Society in New York City presents the first screening of the documentary, which follows filmmaker Eileen Douglas's determined search to find the home her grandfather lived in, in Kovno, Lithuania, before fleeing to America in 1911 to escape the Tsar's Army. Both Eileen Douglas and director, co-producer Ron Steinman will be present for Q & A following the screening.
The screening will be held on Sunday, January 15, 2006 from 2 to 5 PM. at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th St., New York, NY 10011. Admission will be $3.00 for the general public, free for JGS members.
For details, call 917-606-8200.