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E-Blast: Week 15

July 2 


RESISTANCE: Film Discussion with Jesse Eisenberg

Wednesday, July 15 | 7:00 PM | Free

resistanceLong before he rose to international fame as a mime, Marcel Marceau put his fledgling career as an artist on hold to spirit Jewish refugee children out of Nazi-occupied France, even as his own father was murdered at Auschwitz. Watch the extraordinary new film Resistance, about that little-known chapter of Marceau’s life, and then join our discussion with the film’s star, Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), and director and screenwriter Jonathan Jakubowicz (Hands of StoneSecuestro Express).

Jesse EisenbergAdvance registration is required.

Register here

  • Watch the trailer here.
  • Rent the film here.
  • Read more about Marcel Marceau here.


We are happy to offer these webinars free of charge in these challenging times and hope you enjoy them. All contributions to support our efforts are appreciated.

IFCPresented in partnership with IFC Films and Tamar Simon of Mean Streets Management.


Faculty Promotions

We offer congratulations to these Rutgers faculty members who were recently promoted to the rank of full professor.

Sinkoff Nancy Sinkoff, academic director of the Bildner Center and professor of Jewish studies and history 
Tartakoff Paola Tartakoff, professor of Jewish studies and history and chair of the Department of Jewish Studies
wasserman Emma Wasserman, professor of religion and an affiliated faculty member in Jewish studies

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