Newly Independent, ATL Jewish Film Festival Runs Jan. 28-Feb. 19

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Every year the AJFF always programs a few films that are of particular interest to the arts community and the 2015 schedule includes several, such as Chagall-Malevich. Set in Marc Chagall’s childhood home of Vitebsk, Russia, during the years 1917-18, Alexander Mitta’s biographical portrait blends fact and fantasy in its depiction of the artist’s love affair with Bella Rosenfeld, his future wife, and his rivalry with Suprematist painter Kazimir Malevich.

By Jeff Stafford, BURNAWAY

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