An epic cinematic journey that reveals a link between ancient Jewish culture and the people of modern Nigeria will have its Long Island premier Sunday in Plainview.
The will host the screening of “Re-Emerging: The Jews of Nigeria” on tonight, Sept. 9, at 7 p.m.
Jeff Lieberman's documentary film, which has had recent showings in North Carolina and Australia, will be in attendance at the Plainview event to discuss his work. The entire community is invited.
The film focuses on an ancient link of Nigeria's Igbo people who are now re-connecting with their Jewish roots.
Experts trace the Igbo people from Biblical times through the Biafran War of the 1960s, when more than a million Igbo were killed.