Champaign-Urbana Jewish Film Festival: Children of the Inquision
- Event Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020
- Time: 5:00 pm
- Location: Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, IL
- Cost: Free Admission
Children of the Inquisition
A film directed by Joseph F. Lovet.
2019 / 120 minutes
Children of the Inquisition is a re-examination of history and identity. The film looks at what happened to the families forced to convert to Catholicism or flee during the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions, through the eyes of their contemporary descendants, many of whom are just discovering their often-nuanced Jewish roots.
Continue the Conversation following the screening via Skype with filmmaker, Joseph Lovett
About the Festival
This Program in Jewish Culture and Society event is organized and presented by JCC Chicago and the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Federation.
This event is part of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Film Festival, which itself is an expansion of the JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival. The 7th annual Chicago event takes place February 28–March 15, 2020 around Chicagoland.
To learn more about the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Film Festival, visit the Festival Website (external link).
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