20 years of Aleph

May 1, 2017 by Community Editor
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Aleph Melbourne’s documentary “Aleph Melbourne – Celebrating 20 Years” is to be screened in the prestigious 2017 St Kilda Film Festival.

A collaboration between Aleph Melbourne and YouthWorx Productions, the documentary is a culmination of over a year’s work and brings together 20 years of memorabilia, interviews and amazing outcomes.

The documentary will screen as part of the “Top 100 – 9” session on Sunday May 21 at 5:45pm.  All film, session and booking information here:

Aleph Melbourne was founded in 1995 as a social and support group for gay Jewish men. Over the next 20 years this tiny organisation would have a huge impact on the Jewish community in Victoria.

Come on a roller-coaster ride and look back on the achievements and set-backs faced by this amazing group that has transformed the level of acceptance of LGBTIQ people in one of Australia’s biggest Jewish communities.

Includes interviews with key members and friends of the group, radio and TV interviews, and a fascinating collection of media and other nostalgic items.

The story is beautifully woven together with the music of Melbourne Klezmer band Klezmania.

A unique view of one of Australia’s most interesting and diverse communities.

The documentary has already screened at the North Brisbane Film Festival (Jan 2017), the Respect Belfast Human Rights Film Festival (Mar 2017), the Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival (Mar 2017) and will screen at the My True Colors Festival in Brooklyn, NY (Jun 2017).

 

https://www.stkildafilmfestival.com.au/program/session-9

https://www.stkildafilmfestival.com.au/film/aleph-melbourne-celebrating-20-years

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One Response to “20 years of Aleph”
  1. Aleph Melbourne says:

    Thanks for the coverage J-Wire.

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