TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Movie Mavens will screen "Live and Become (Va, Vis et Deviens)" on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Abraham, Leroy Avenue, Tarrytown.
The story takes place in 1980 when the black Falashas in Ethiopia are recognized as genuine Jews. Because they are Jews, they are transported out of Sudanese refugee camps to Israel during Operation Moses. A young Christian Ethiopian boy is sent by his mother on a transport posing as the son of a Jewish mother whose own son has died. She tells him to “Go, live and become.” Once in Israel, his Jewish mother dies, and a French-Israeli family adopts him.
The film will feature Hebrew, French and Amharic with English subtitles. The film is rated PG-13 for nudity and language.
Coffee and dessert will be served. The event is free for members and $5 for guests to offset the cost of refreshments.
Call the temple office at 914-631-1770 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.