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Film & Video department members Bruce Sheridan (Chair), ft faculty member Don Smith and staff/adjunct faculty Charles Celander collaborated on the documentary film This Song Is Old.

Sheridan wrote and directed, Smith and Celander co-produced and Celander also edited the story about the Bnei Menashe who live in the northeast of India and believe they are descended from a lost tribe of Israel.

This Song is Old was recently invited into the World Jewish Film Festival in Ashkelon, Israel, November 13-21, 2011. It has been traveling the festival circuit: San Luis Obispo Film Festival, The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and the Taos Shortz Film Festival (where it won an Audience Choice Award). Last year, it played in the Santa Fe Film Festival.

Watch the Trailer: This Song is Old