‘Esther and the King’ Screening

Films
Date Sunday, July 24, 2016, 2:00 pm Organization Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU Categories Films
Place 'Esther and the King' Screening Address 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach Phone 786-972-3175 Website https://jmof.fiu.edu Contact Email info@jewishmuseum.com

Based on the story of the Book of Esther, Esther and the King is set in Persia in the 5th century BCE. After King Achashveros’s wife Vashti is killed, Esther (a Jewish woman) comes to his attention and he chooses her to be his new Queen. Starring Joan Collins, Richard Egan, and Denis O’Dea. Directed by Raoul Walsh and Mario Bava. Written by Raoul Walsh and Michael Elkins. Free for Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU members and MJFF members or with museum admission. Snacks will be available for purchase.