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“I live in the San Francisco Bay Area. When can I see that Ladino film you co-produced?” 

October 20, 21, 29 and November 3. 
See times and links below.

“Huh? What? You made a documentary?” 

Saved by Language: About the boy who saved his life in WWII by speaking in Ladino to an Italian colonel and Hispanic US pilot. See demo here: 

 “I want to know more.” 
Read this article : From the J Weekly newspaper in San Francisco: 
** Article Corrections: I can speak Ladino and Bryan Kirschen is a professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton and not at New York University. 
If you can’t make it to one of the events, you can rent or buy the film here
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PRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE FILM (NOT FULL SCREENINGS) 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015: 7 pm
        Presentation about Saved by Language (not a full film screening)
        Jewish Community Library     
        1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, 94115
        Free garage parking; entrance on Pierce Street between Ellis and Eddy.
        DVDs of Saved by Language will be for sale at the event.
 
Wednesday, October 21, 2015: 12-1pm 
        Presentation about Saved by Language (not a full film screening)
        The Magnes Auditorium
        2121 Allston Way, 
        Berkeley, CA 94720
        ladino-sarajevo
 

FREE FILM SCREENINGS

Thursday, October 29, 2015: 6:30pm-8pm
        Free Screening; Co-Producer, Susanna Zaraysky, will speak about Ladino and the making 
        of Saved by Language at the University of San Francisco. 
        University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 
        The film will be shown in two rooms, one with Ladino subtitles and the other with English subtitles.
 
Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 7pm
        Free Screening
        The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life
        The Magnes Auditorium
        2121 Allston Way
        Berkeley, CA 94720
        Presented by The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life and the University of California
        at Berkeley Townsend Center for the Humanities 
        as part of the Depth of Field 2015-2016 Seminar Series: Sephardic Identities on Screen.