The Sephardic Jews and the Pike Place Market

 
9780967339542: The Sephardic Jews and the Pike Place Market
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At the turn of the century, Sephardic Jews fled the turmoil of their homeland to start a new life in America. Filled with interviews, archival photos and dozens of Ladino phrases, this colorful slice of Northwest history captures this immigrant story as they arrived in Seattle and found work at the Pike Place Market. Screened in 7 Film Festivals throughout the US and broadcast on PBS. Length: 30 min.

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Wonderful video! Loved your Sephardic Film. Kudos to you and your team. I got a great chuckle from the touch of humor in the film...the Ladino phrases were rich! Charles P, Seattle --I loved your film...outstanding! Barry G, Seattle

I'm sitting here mulling over the video and am completely in awe of what you've done. It's just wonderful and tells the story of the Sephardim and the Market in a way that is even better than I imagined. Helen S. Seattle --What great stories and archival footage. Meredith H, Autry Museum of Western Heritage

Wonderful film. Our residents are still talking about how much they enjoyed it! Suzanna E, Seattle --Your film is just great! Sarita F, Los Angeles Sephardic Film Festival

About the Director:

Stephen Sadis' filmmaking experience spans 23 years, working in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York. A multifaceted director, editor and writer, Stephen has produced 11 documentaries, which have earned numerous awards, critical praise and have been broadcast throughout the country on PBS and cable. As a Sephardic Jew whose mother has Bendichos Manos (Blessed Hands), Stephen grew up on Sephardic food and stories of his family in the Market.

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