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A documentary about European Jews who fled Europe to escape the Nazis and found refuge in Ecuador. Read more

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A documentary about European Jews who fled Europe to escape the Nazis and found refuge in Ecuador.

New York, NY Documentary
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New York Screening of "An Unknown Country"

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Dear friends,

Just a reminder that the upcoming New York screening of An Unknown Country will take place Wednesday, January 21 at the Leo Baeck Institute/Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16 Street. Time: 6:30 PM.

For information & tickets: http://unknown-country.brownpapertickets.com

General: $10. LBI members: $5. You can also reserve tickets by phone (212-744-6400). 

Dr. Leo Spitzer, Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College, and author of Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism (1998), will give a talk to introduce the film. There will be a reception afterwards. 

I you know anyone who might be interested in the film, please spread the word.

Again, thanks for your support of this project.

Eva

Matching Grant Deadline

Dear friends of An Unknown Country,

You may recall that a generous anonymous donor pledged a $1000 matching grant to this film project that tells the story of Jewish exile to Ecuador. However, his offer is valid only until this month.

If you wish to make a year-end tax-deductible donation, large or small, or know someone who may wish to contribute, please note these instructions: 

MAKING A TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION BY CREDIT CARD: Click or copy/paste this link: http://www.nywift.org/article.aspx?ID=3591 -- This will lead you to the film project's page in my fiscal sponsor’s website. The sponsor is New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT). Under the title, AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY, you will see this: DONATE NOW. Select it and you will reach the registration/donation page where you can follow instructions on how to donate by credit card.*

Again, many thanks for your past support.

Happy Holidays!

Eva 

*Note: New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) acts as a non-profit umbrella organization for film and video makers seeking to raise funds who require non-profit status to do so. NYWIFT accepts tax deductible contributions on their behalf, and administers and disburses those funds back to them.

AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY screening: 1/21/2015

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Mark your calendar: The screening of AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY in Manhattan will take place Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM at the Leo Baeck Institute, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY.

General admission: $10. LBI members: $5. For tickets, click on this link:              http://unknown-country.brownpapertickets.com

Dr. Leo Spitzer, Vernon Professor of History Emeritus at Dartmouth College, and author of Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism (1998), will give a lecture to introduce the film. There will be a reception afterwards.

Hope to see you at the screening.

Eva

Surprise: Another Matching Grant!

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Dear friends of AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY,

Some of you may already know about this recent offer, but if you don't know, here it is: 

A generous, anonymous donor has offered a $1000 matching grant to this film project that tells the story of Jewish exile to Ecuador. I know I've asked for donations way too many times, but I couldn't ignore this great opportunity. Although production is complete, expenses haven't stopped. So, if you wish to make a tax-deductible donation in any amount, please note the instructions below. I'd be most grateful.

MAKING A TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION BY CREDIT CARD

Click or copy/paste this link: http://www.nywift.org/article.aspx?ID=3591 -- This will lead you to the film project's page in my fiscal sponsor’s website. My sponsor is New York Women in Film & Television. Under the title, AN UNKNOWN COUNTRY, you will see this: DONATE NOW. Select it and you will reach the registration/donation page where you can follow instructions on how to donate by credit card.*

Again, many thanks for your support.

Eva

*Note: New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) acts as a non-profit umbrella organization for film and video makers seeking to raise funds who require non-profit status to do so. NYWIFT accepts tax deductible contributions on their behalf, and administers and disburses those funds back to them.

Premiere Screening of "An Unknown Country"

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Dear friends,

A premiere screening of my documentary is being planned in Manhattan at the Leo Baeck Institute either in mid-January or late February. There are two screening rooms--large and small. We need to determine which one to reserve. For this reason, may I ask you to let me know if you think you might attend. The screening would take place during the week early in the evening. Tickets would cost about $10. There will be a short discussion after the screening. 

I realize it is hard to predict your schedule two months in advance, but I would greatly appreciate if you could let me know by November 7-8 if you feel inclined to attend and how many friends/family you might bring. It would facilitate planning enormously. 

Please let other interested parties know about this screening. 

RSVP at: grilloproductionsny@gmail.com or call 347-563-2577.

Again, thank you for your support of this project.

Eva