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“A Conversation with Actress

as she talks about her career and starring role as Golda Meir 

Sunday, July 12, 2020
12 Noon PDT/3 pm EDT
on Zoom Webinar

A free streaming of LAJFF 2019’s “Best Film”
will be available for a limited time prior to the Q&A

(Viewing will be available July 8 – 13)
(Courtesy of producer David Fishelson)

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TOVAH FELDSHUH, actress, singer and playwright, has been a Broadway star for more than four decades. She is a six-time Emmy & Tony nominee and has been awarded three honorary Doctorates of Humane Letters. For her theatre work, she has won four Drama Desks, four Outer Critics Circle and multiple prestigious awards including the Helen Hayes and Lucille Lortel Awards for Best Actress in “Golda’s Balcony.” Her Broadway credits include “Yentl”,” Cyrano”,” Sarava!”, “Lend Me a Tenor”, “Golda’s Balcony”, “Irena’s Vow”, and the show stopping trapeze-swinging Berthe in “Pippin”. Off-Broadway and around the country Ms. Feldshuh debuted in dozens of productions playing everything Tallulah Bankhead to Holocaust Denier Brenda Goodsen, opposite Ed Asner in “The Soap Myth”. Last summer she starred in the world premiere of Wade Dooley’s “The Prompter” directed by Scott Schwartz, filmed “Clifford” for Paramount Pictures, and starred as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the LA Premiere of Jonathan Shapiro’s “Sisters-In-Law”.  Ms. Feldshuh’s TV credits include Deanna Monroe on “The Walking Dead”, Danielle Melnick on “Law & Order”, and the infamous Naomi Bunch, on “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” where she can be seen singing the dignified showstopper: “Where’s the Bathroom!” Films include: “Kissing Jessica Stein”,” A Walk on the Moon”,” Brewster’s Millions”,” Just My Luck”, and most recently, her award-winning performance as Prime Minister Golda Meir is the new motion picture, “Golda’s Balcony The Film.” To date it has won 20 out of 20 Audience Choice Awards. Her most recent one-woman show “Tovah is LEONA!” enjoyed sold-out engagements. She is currently writing her first book about the mother-daughter relationship and other great roles she has played entitled LILYVILLE, to be released Mother’s Day 2021.

RIP Carl Reiner, the legend!

You were a friend and honoree of LAJFF. We will never forget your wit and wisdom!

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Listen to post film Q&A with ballplayer Cody Decker and Greg Laemmle, owner of Laemmle Theatres.

2019 PRINT SOURCE LIST(click here)


Pictures courtesy of LA Jewish Film Festival and Todd Felderstein

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Please enjoy the festival’s trailer below.

LAJFF Trailer from Digimoric productions onVimeo.
(Directed by Claudia Sobral, edited by Giovanni Moriconi)