Charleston Jewish Filmfest Presents: “The Levys of Monticello” followed by a Zoom conversation with producer/director Steve Pressman
September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for a hybrid screening of “The Levys of Monticello” followed by a conversation with director and producer, Steve Pressman.
Steven Pressman was born and raised in Los Angeles and received an undergraduate degree in political science at the University of California, Berkeley. He worked as a newspaper and magazine journalist for many years, as both a reporter and editor at a variety of publications in Los Angeles, Washington DC and San Francisco. As a filmmaker, he produced and directed 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus, which premiered on HBO in 2013 and received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Historical Programming. He also produced and directed Holy Silence, which premiered on PBS in 2020. Along with their television broadcasts, Steve’s films have played at numerous film festivals, museums, schools and universities and other venues throughout the US and abroad. In addition to his work as a filmmaker, Steve is the author of 50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple’s Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany (HarperCollins, 2014).
Charleston Jewish Filmfest
Pearlestine/Lipov Center for Southern Jewish Culture
Film trailer: https://www.menemshafilms.com/the-levys-of-monticello
This event will take place in the Jewish Studies Center, Arnold Hall (Room 100) and via Zoom.