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    Greenville Jewish Film Festival presents: Summerfest 2022

    August 28, 2022@4:00 pm


    The Greenville Jewish Film Festival is pleased to announce the 3rd annual SummerFest movie event on August 28, 2022.

    We will host a reception and screening of, “THE MAMBONIKS”, a 90 minute documentary where bagels meet bongos! This energetic film tells the little-known story of the Jewish love affair with Latin music.  Set in New York, Havana, Miami Beach, and the Catskill Mountains, this uplifting film features a lovable, somewhat zany collection of dancers from the 1950’s. Now retired, yet still dancing in Florida, they share their passion for the mambo, the hot dance from Cuba that became a world-wide sensation.  With an infectious soundtrack including Tito Puente, Celia Cruz and the mambo king Perez Prado, this film explores a mostly unexamined aspect of Jewish life and culture. However, at its heart, the film is about much more: it’s about  the power of music and dance to bring people together.

    4:00 pm Film Screening/ 5:30 Dinner -Dancing – Live Band


    August 28, 2022
    4:00 pm
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    Greenville Jewish Film Festival
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    Greenville One Center
    2 West Washington Street
    Greenville, SC 29609
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