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If you were not at the Devorris Downtown Center of Penn State Altoona you missed a good one.  Last Thursday, February 21st, was the opening night of the 20th edition of the annual Altoona International Jewish Film Festival.  Broadway Musicals, A Jewish Legacy, was our first of five films that will run each Thursday evening after a meal at the next door Heritage Discovery Center catered by the Mama Randazzo’s.  Italian cuisine and Jewish theater have to be two of the finest experience on earth, and the neither the food nor the film disappointed.  In addition, Neil Port, arranged for three live performances from past P&J actors and Cantor Ben Matis to sing a few select Broadway songs written by Jewish composers prior to the film.  Our film festival ....READ MORE.


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