Filmed summer 2010 by the girls and staff of Kol Neshama, and based on the short story by Gershon Kranzler, “The Heart that Sings” tells the story of a young Holocaust survivor named Miriam who spends a 1950s summer as the music director at a camp in the Catskills Mountains of New York. At first, the campers take advantage of Miriam’s quiet, broken spirit, but in the end, they transform each other in a magnificent way.
With more than 15 cast and crew members from “The Heart that Sings” in attendance at the New York premiere, the post-screening Q&A session was a great look into the making of a frum movie.
Here are a few fun and enlightening clips. (Excuse the low-quality lighting and sound…)
If you’ve got any questions for Robin or the cast, post ‘em in the comments section below!
Los Angeles March 27th & 28th @ 7:30pm Brooklyn March 30th @ 7:00 and 9:00pm
by Rochel Levy
True performers look for every opportunity they can to exercise their talents, so when summer comes around, the numerous camps and jobs targeted to the average fun-loving girl just will not do. Performers need something bigger: Kol Neshama. As Robin Garbose, the director, puts it, “Kol Neshama is not a camp, it is an experience.”
Ever since I can remember, I have loved to act. I always knew it was what I wanted to do, and it [...]
Just posted — photos from the filming of “The Heart that Sings”, and Summer Program 2010!
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For US and other screenings, contact Kol Neshama at email@example.com or 310-659-2342
The Los Angeles Times called it, “Entertaining and uplifting.” Binah Magazine described it as, “Truly a masterpiece, with a powerful message of faith”, and Rebbetzin Baila Stern of Bais Yaakov of Passaic said, “Inspiring, touching and entertaining! This film illustrates the far-reaching impact of a child’s upbringing.”
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