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Title: FILM- My Sweet Canary
Date: Tue December 11, 2012 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: 3225 SW Barbur Blvd Portland, OR 97239
Description: Roza Eskenazi sang songs in the 30s and 40s, and lived life with passion, fire and love. This is the story of three young musicians from Greece, Turkey and Israel that embark on an exciting musical journey, to reveal for the first time, the story of the first and most famous Greek Rebetiko singer. Roza’s personal story spread from her Jewish Sephardic origin in Istanbul and Thessaloniki, and on to Athens where she rose to fame at the end of the 20′s, becoming the first and most recorded Rebetiko singer with more than 500 recorded songs in Greek, Turkish, Armenian and Ladino - and up to the tragic end of her life, will be told by her friends, family members, the musicians who followed her and, for the first time, her biographer.

English, French, Ladino, Turkish, w/English subtitles, 2011, 89 minutes.

Speaker following the film – during the dessert reception
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