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SFJFF: Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

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The Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival presents
STARS IN THE DARKS: Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

“First class” ­– Variety

More than 800 film professionals escaped to Hollywood in the years between 1933 and 1939. Not every exile found success in Hollywood; most never regained the fame they had known in Europe, and many had to seek work outside the industry. By the 1950s, though, the émigré’s output reflected a degree of professional integration in Hollywood perhaps unimagined when they had all dreamt of California as a destination. Karen Thomas tells their story in this film. (U.S., 2009, 90m, video)

11:30am Friday, May 29
Tickets for Cinema's Exiles are free with your paid admission to any other "Stars in the Dark" film screened at CCA. To obtain your free ticket(s), please send an e-mail to the Santa Fe Jewish Film Festival at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 505.216.0672.

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