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The Jews of Winnipeg - DVD ONF/NFB


Catalogue Number:  NFB520949
Producer:  National Film Board Of Canada
Producers:  John N. Smith
Directors:  Bill Davies
Producing Agencies:  National Film Board of Canada (Montreal)
Subject:  Diversity, Documentary, Geography
Language:  English
Grade Level:  Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  1973
Running Time:  27:20


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Their story begins with the first Jewish settlers who fled European persecution around the turn of the century and founded a Jewish community in Winnipeg. Over the years they developed a strong tradition of scholarship, with generous contributions to the arts, business, the professions. This film opens at a fashionable hundred-dollar-a-plate testimonial dinner in a Winnipeg synagogue, then turns to reminiscences and anecdotes from a wide cross-section of people, including television personality David Steinberg, singer Judy Lander, and alderman Joseph Zuken, Q.C.


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