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Traveling in a vintage Cadillac, filmmaker Brian Bain, a
third-generation Jew from New Orleans, takes a 4,200-mile road trip through the American South. Bain discovers a
vibrant regional culture and history infused with both Jewish and Southern roots. This film helps set the stage for our second One Book I One Community selection. Guests enjoyed the film, refreshments, and heard more about One More River and Jewish life below the Mason Dixon Line.
Post-screening discussion was led by Rabbi Capers C. Funnye, Jr. of Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Chicago.
About the Book — Mickey Moe Levy and Laura Ann Needleman are in love. But to prove his worth and pedigree, Mickey Moe must uncover his deceased father's past. Moving seamlessly between the 1920s and 1960s, One More River explores race, class, and Jewish life in the American South. Download the Readers' Guide>
About the Author — Mary Glickman is a writer who has worked as a public relations professional and fundraiser
for Jewish organizations. Born in Boston to an Irish-Polish Catholic family, Glickman felt
an affinity toward Judaism and converted when she married. She lives in Seabrook Island, SC, with her husband, her cat, and her horse, named King
of Harts. Her first book, Home in the Morning, has been optioned for film by Jim Kohlberg, director of The Music
Film image courtesy of Brian Bain.