2007 - 2008
Los Angeles, CA
Nextbook pubic programs brought together some of the country's foremost writers, critics and scholars. In 2007: "Acting Jewish" A look at the various ways Jews have portrayed themselves and have been portrayed in television, film, theater, music, and other performing arts. In 2008: "Jewish Geography" A look at the way in which shape gives way to Jewish culture, featuring conversations with Julius Shulman, Peter Eisenman, and others. Each Festival included talks, panel discussions, and screenings, as well as music and other forms of performance.