We are thrilled to announce that our next festival will be held in Sydney on Sunday 7 October 2018 at the newly renovated Emanuel Synagogue - 7 Ocean Street, Woollahra. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.
Body and Soul: An American Bridge
Prior to the screening musician, scholar and regular Shir Madness performer, Mark Ginsburg, will discuss the intersections between African American and Jewish music. Wed 1 Nov 6:45pm Event Cinemas, Bondi Junction
Bang! The Bert Berns Story
Following the screening Shir Madness founder and Sydney festival director, Gary Holzman, will discuss and reveal more details about the man behind such popular hits as Twist and Shout, Hang on Sloopy, Here Comes the Night and Piece of my Heart. Sat 11 Nov 4:30pm Event Cinemas, Bondi Junction
Other terrific musical films in the JIFF lineup we highly recommend:
Shir Madness: Proudly Partnering with JIFF for your musical enjoyment.
WIN TICKETS TO SEE NOA IN SYDNEY
Achinoam Nini (Noa) is one of Israel's most dynamic and inspiring artists and social activist, She has performed numerous times with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra as well as at Carnegie Hall in New York, Rome's Colosseum, London's The Barbican and the Montreux Jazz Festival. She was on stage performing at the peace rally in Tel Aviv in 1995 just moments before Yitzhak Rabin's assassination and represented Israel at Eurovision in 2009 (with Palestinian-Israeli Mira Awad).
The New Israel Fund is presenting a series of unique events with Noa around Australia showcasing her stirring music and providing the only opportunity to hear her talk about social justice and human rights issues in Israel.
Shir Madness has 2 Double Passes to give away to Noa's Sydney performance.
For your chance to WIN simply send an email to email@example.com with the subject "Noa Competition" and tell us the DATE and PLACE of next year's Shir Madness Festival. Competition closes midnight Wednesday 16 November 2017.
Noa's performance will take place:
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 from 7:30pm - 9:30pm at Bondi Pavilion