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  • A group of children stand together, some singing and some silent.
  • Two children look at something in the distance; one carries a sack over his shoulder.

MIR KUMEN ON

3:10

Sunday, June 23

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(1936, Aleksander Ford) Children Must Laugh. This Polish-made documentary made offers a window into a little socialist paradise: a rural tuberculosis sanatorium set up by Jewish workers’ organizations for poor city kids, run democratically by the young patients themselves. DCP restoration. Approx. 61 min.

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“Precious and haunting.”
– Times of Israel