with Ilana Kaufman
Talk: During Shabbat dinner Friday April 8th 7:30pm (Hillel)
Workshop: Saturday, April 9th 1-2:30 pm (JWW 411)
Ilana Kaufman is Public Affairs and Civic Engagement Director, East Bay, for the San Francisco, CA-based Jewish Community Relations Council. As a strategic designer, planner and problem solver, Ilana is regularly engaged by regional and national Jewish federations, community relations organizations, philanthropic entities and community service providers. She has been featured in the Jewish Times of America, and has published articles the Forward and, eJewish Philanthropy. A nationally regarded thought leader on the importance of grappling with race and racism in the Jewish community, Ilana was featured in the series “ELI Talks: Inspired Jewish Ideas” in 2015 and was recognized by both the Jewish Multiracial Network and the New York Public Library Blog Celebrating African American Jews for Black History Month in 2016.
All Screenings are free and open to the public.
Saturday, April 9th at 8:15 pm (RISD Metcalf Auditorium)
"Shabbat Dinner", followed by "Melting Away"
Monday, April 11th at 7 pm (List 102)
"Oriented" a Q&A with the film director via skype will take place after the showing
The Consul of Bordeaux Film Screening
Sunday, April 10, 2016
11:00 AM, doors open at 10:30 AM
Avon Cinema, 260 Thayer Street, Providence, RI 02906
General admission - $8.50; Free with Brown ID
Directed by João Correa and Francisco Manso (Portugal, 2011), The Consul of Bordeaux is based on the true story of Aristides de Sousa Mendes, who saved 30,000 people from Nazi persecution by issuing visas for safe passage to Portugal during WWII, defying the direct orders of his government.
In Portuguese with English subtitles
Running time: 90 minutes
Co-sponsored by the Portuguese and Brazilian Studies Department, the Holocaust Initiative at Brown University, and Brown RISD Hillel.
Executive Director, National Center for Transgender Equality
Tuesday, April 12th 7pm (Lower Salomon)
This event is brought to you by Moral Voices and co-sponsored by the LGBTQ Center, BWell Health Promotion, Spectrum, Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Office of the Chaplains, RISD's Office of Intercultural Student Engagement, and Brown RISD Hillel.