October 19 - November 11, 2012
Entertaining features, documentaries, and shorts from around the globe.
A Vacation from Ordinary Film.
Cinema Paradiso is proud to announce the presentation of a tribute to the man many consider to be the world's greatest entertainer, the one and only...... Al Jolson.
You will be treated to an evening of exciting entertainment in the exclusive, intimate surroundings of Florida's major art theater, Cinema Paradiso. Hosted by Chuck Prentiss -- "Broadway's Ambassador to the World," Creator and Star of JLTV's Sensational New Nationwide Coast-to-Coast Smash Hit Television Series, "Jewish Broadway."
Featuring Al Jolson's Daughter-in-Law, Victoria Jolson -- a Former Rockette at Radio City Music Hall; The First American Solo Performer at London's Royal National Theatre (where she was Honored by President Jimmy Carter); Solo Command Performance at Queen Elizabeth's Silver Jubilee and Author of the New Award-Winning Best-Seller, "BENEATH THE LAUGHTER."
The evening will begin with a fabulous reception on our Paradiso Patio where you will enjoy a book signing of "Beneath the Laughter" and meet Mrs. Jolson. This will be followed, in the theater, by rare film clips and interesting facts about Al Jolson and his life as an entertainer, presented by Mrs. Jolson and your host Chuck Prentiss.
Call now to attend this premier fund raising event. Seating will be limited to 200 people so you must order your tickets promptly Includes pre-event munchies in the Courtyard by Chef Michelle!