Film About Rhodes Senior Zachary Albert to be Shown at NY Film and Video Festival


Publication Date: 10/23/2009

A documentary about Rhodes senior Zachary Albert will be screened on Sunday, Oct. 25, at the prestigious NY International Independent Film and Video Festival. For Rhodes alumni, friends and families in NYC, the screening begins at 11 a.m. at Village East Cinema (181 2nd Avenue at 12th Street).

The film “Dancing with Torah” was made in 2000 by filmmaker Robert O. Curry and shows Albert’s work to acquire a Holocaust Torah Scroll for the Dallas Holocaust Museum.

“Dancing with Torah” has been shown in festivals, Holocaust Museums and classrooms throughout the U.S.  In 2006, it was screened at the Jewish Motifs film festival in Warsaw, Poland.