The 21st annual Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival presents Regina, directed by Diana Gróo (Hungary/Germany/United Kingdom, 2013, 63 min, b/w, Hungarian w/ English subtitles).
Constructed from archival materials based on a single surviving photograph of Regina Jonas (1902-1944), the first woman rabbi, this poetic documentary is set in 1930s Berlin when laws of the Jewish religion prevented women from ordination. New England premiere, co-sponsored by Women’s Philanthropy, a Division of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts.
Introduction by Catherine Portuges, UMass. The director will be present.
Bradley International Airport (Hartford/Springfield) is 45 miles south of the University;
Logan International Airport (Boston) is 90 miles to the east. Valley Transporter (800-872-8752) provides transportation service from both airports to Amherst.
See Amtrak schedules or contact them directly at 800-872-7245.