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Ze’Eva Cohen: Creating a Life in Dance

  • Tue, January 19, 2021
  • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  • via Zoom


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Ze’Eva Cohen: Creating a Life in Dance

A 28-minute documentary film screening and discussion presented by director/co-producer/editor and JSCA member Sharon Kaufman with special guest Ze’eva Cohen.  

When:         Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:30 – 5:00 PM

Where:        Virtual Event via Zoom

FREE but space is limited – Register by January 13 to ensure your place

The film premiered in 2015 at the Dance on Camera Film Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, Dance Camera West in Los Angeles, as well as The University of the West Indies in Barbados.

Acclaimed Israeli born modern dancer Ze’eva Cohen came to the US in1963 as a Juilliard student, and went on to perform and choreograph works in the US, Israel, and throughout Europe.  She was the founder of the Princeton University dance department in 1969, and led the program for the next forty years.

Much of Ze’eva’s creativity is born of her Israeli/Yemenite heritage and early years in Israel.  Her choreography ranges from the strengths and influences of Biblical women to views of contemporary life everywhere.  In this film Ze’eva Cohen’s beauty and grace, humor and compassion, are highlighted by her story telling.

Sharon Kaufman is an award winning documentary editor who had a 40 year career at ABC, NBC, CBS (the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France), and was the supervising film editor for the Public Television series “Heritage: Civilization and The Jews” with Abba Eban. 

Contact Sharon Kaufman at sharonk410@gmail.com if you have any questions.

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