Conversations, Vol. 5: Lenore Marwil Detroit Jewish Film Festival
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Join host Allen Maniker as he interviews Eric Lumberg, Film Festival Committee Chair, Jaemi Loeb, Senior Director of Cultural Arts at the JCC, and Elliot Wilhelm, Director of the Detroit Film Theatre about the exciting films and events coming to the October, 2020 virtual festival.
Allen Maniker, M.D. is a graduate of the Juilliard School with a BFA in dance. He went on to perform with Bat Dor of Israel, The Joyce Trisler Danscompany, The Sophie Maslow Dance Company, a guest season with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and several other New York contemporary dance companies. After finishing his performing career, he went on to obtain an M.D. degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit Michigan, his hometown. He recently retired as Chairman of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital and Professor of Neurosurgery at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He currently works as a docent at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and he is on the Board of the Martha Hill Dance Fund as well as Chairman of the Board of the Steps Beyond Foundation.