Film: The Sturgeon Queens At The JCC Of Greater Washington
Tue, Mar 21
Join the Greater Washington JCC for a showing of The Sturgeon Queens. Four generations of a Jewish immigrant family create Russ and Daughters, a Lower East Side lox and herring emporium that survives and thrives. Produced to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the store, this documentary features an extensive interview with two of the original daughters for whom the store was named, now 100 and 92 years old, and interviews with prominent enthusiasts of the store including Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, actor Maggie Gyllenhaal, chef Mario Batali and 60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer. Director, Producer, and Writer Julie Cohen will speak after the film, and there will be a kosher reception. Tickets are $10 each. Event is from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, Md. For more information and tickets, please click here.