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Katie Wzontek

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June 2019

Multi Media Event: Izzy Bleckman – On the Road, Behind the Lens

June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Jewish Community Center – Maxine and Robert Seller Theater, 2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068 United States
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Featuring a screening of the documentary film, Risking Everything:  Stories of Niagara’s Freedom Seekers and the Making of a Monument Film written and produced by Mary Roseberry and Izzy Bleckman Program moderated by Rich Kellman Multimedia event with legendary CBS ("On the Road") cameraman, Isadore "Izzy" Bleckman.  The program features archival news-story footage and the theatrical debut screening of the film Risking Everything:  Stories of Niagara’s Freedom Seekers and the Making of a Monument, a compelling documentary on Niagara's "Freedom…

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Author Reyna Gentin: Unreasonable Doubts

June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jewish Community Center – Maxine and Robert Seller Theater, 2640 North Forest Road
Getzville, NY 14068 United States
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After graduating from Yale College and Yale Law School, Reyna Gentin practiced as a juvenile rights attorney with the Legal Aid Society, and then as a criminal appellate attorney with a nonprofit public defender’s office for nearly eighteen years. That job, and a number of the clients she represented, inspired the story of Unreasonable Doubts. But the novel is more than a legal thriller. Rather, it’s the story of Liana Cohen, a young woman grappling with what it means to…

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