Film, Video Flory's Flame

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Flory's Flame
A discussion of the documentary film on the life and music of Flory Jagoda by producers Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland.
Event Date
January 21, 2015
-  Flory Jagoda is the foremost interpreter of Sephardic traditional music in the U.S., and has received the prestigious National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
-  Ellen Friedland was the co-founder with Curt Fissel of JEMGLO and Voices & Visions Productions and serves as the president of both. Productions for the two companies have received three silver Tellys, numerous Bronze Tellys, and dozens of other awards. Freidland has written and produced nine documentaries through JEMGLO, seven of which have been broadcast on PBS and cable TV stations nationwide as well as many other global venues. The eighth, Delicious Peace Grows in a Ugandan Coffee Bean, was screened at over 35 international film festivals and won a number of "Best of" awards. She has also worked as an attorney and a political correspondent.
-  Curt Fissel has directed and been the director of photography on more t han 25 documentaries, almost all of which have been broadcast on PBS, cable TV, and/or global film festivals. He has received numerous awards, including the Cine Golden Eagle and Associated Press Outstanding Documentary Awards, as well as EMMY nominations. Fissel co-founded JEMGLO and corporate video production company Voices & Visions Productions, where he serves as a principal.
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1 hours 21 minutes 2015 seconds
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