Soirée and Information Evening

Great support from those who came to the first "Pockets of Hope" soirée and information evening!

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An engaged audience heard Judy Menczel describe her life-changing trip to Poland with Fay Sussman, the Klezmer Divas and Paul Green.

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Polish-born artist, social activist and "Pockets of Hope" movie co-producer Fay Sussman entertained supporters of the movie and educational project with songs from her repertoire of Klezmer music.


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Raising awareness of the Documentary Australia Foundation crowdfunder for "Pockets of Hope", Judy Menczel's new documentary on the unexpected revival of Jewish culture in Poland.

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The documentary "Pockets of Hope" will look at the complexities of Polish/Jewish relations through Klezmer concerts performed in Yiddish with Fay Sussman and the Klezmer Divas band. The concerts were performed in former Polish shtetls where before the Holocaust 70% of the population had been Jewish.

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Please contact movie co-producer Lawrence Jackson (lawrence.jackson@pocketsofhopemovie.com) if you would like to attend an upcoming "Pockets of Hope" soirée and information evening in either Sydney or Melbourne.