Screening

Film Series: The Cinema of Immigration

HESTER STREET

Film Series: The Cinema of Immigration HESTER STREET | Events Calendar


Rest Of Queens

Queens Museum of Art | New York City Building

HESTER STREET (1975), directed by Joan Micklin Silver, 92 min. A young Jewish immigrant joins her husband at Ellis Island, only to find he has forsaken his Old World ways. Starring Carol Kane and Steven Keats.

This 10-week series explores the immigrant experience in the U.S. through films that reflect its ethnic and cultural diversity. Mark Ethan introduces each screening and leads discussion afterwards.

Mark Ethan, a member of the Actors Studio, has appeared in films including “The Secret Lives of Dentists,” “The Confession” and “Lesser Prophets.” He has been presenting the Film Series at the Queens Museum of Art since 1998, and a variety of cinema classes for 92Y since 2003.3) HESTER STREET (1975), directed by Joan Micklin Silver, 92 min. A young Jewish immigrant joins her husband at Ellis Island, only to find he has forsaken his Old World ways. Starring Carol Kane and Steven Keats.