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    Tevye's Daughters screening

    Fri., Nov. 16, 11 a.m.
    Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax South End


    The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival continues with this morning screening of Tevye's Daughters. Based on Grigori Gorin's famed play Memorial Prayer, the flick traces the life of a milkman in Ukraine, who hopes his daughters manage to marry rich and escape poverty. 902-424-7353

    An Israeli Love Story

    Fri., Nov. 16, 1:30 p.m.
    Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax South End


    The Atlantic Jewish Film Fest screens this 1947-set flick that follows Margalit, an 18-year-old wannabe actress, as she falls for the 24-year-old Eli Ben Zvi and tries to woo him—all against the backdrop of the establishing of modern-day Israel. 902-424-7353

    Ahead of Time: The Extraordinary Journey of Ruth Gruber screening

    Fri., Nov. 16, 3:30 p.m.
    Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax South End


    The Atlantic Jewish Film Festival continues with this screening of the 2009 doc sharing the life story of Ruth Gruber, the world's youngest PhD earner, the first journalist to enter the Soviet arctic and a proud Brooklynite. Called "a feminist before feminism," Gruber covered the Middle East during the 1940s and was pals with President Roosevelt. Here, a blend of interviews and "verité footage of Ruth traveling back to Israel" tells her story. 902-424-7353

    Town Clock Stitchers

    Every fourth Tuesday, 7 p.m.
    Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax South End


    Meeting on the last Tuesday of each month, The Town Clock Stitchers is an all-levels embroidery group welcoming you to join in their crafting and conversation. 902-424-7353

    Carrie Allison: Beaded Earth

    Through Jan. 6, 2019
    Museum of Natural History 1747 Summer Street, Halifax South End


    Carrie Allison, an Indigenous artist that specializes in traditional bead work, exhibits the results of her museum residency—where she worked with the museum's archives to explore and "critically examine colonial methodologies of botanical categorization, display, and displacement"—at this showcase. 902-424-7353

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