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PS19 Featured Film Series: Delta Jews
Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 6:00PM

Arnold Hall, Jewish Studies Center
96 Wentworth St.
Charleston, SC 29401


This one-hour documentary by Mike DeWitt, with narration by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Alfred Uhry, is a unique portrait of Jewish life in "the most Southern place on Earth" the Mississippi Delta. The 1998 film reveals a community dominated by fundamental Protestantism and divided by racial inequities, and includes a candid account of local Jewish residents reactions to the Mississippi summer.