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COI Screenings

We have begun to hold screenings and discussion panels with already edited clips from the project. If you or your organization is interested in hosting a screening or learning more about the events, please contact us at Here is a list of our screenings to date and a preview of what’s to come:

Upcoming Screenings

Sunday December 4th 2016, Washington D.C. Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Washington

Recent Screenings

May 18, 2016, NYC, Congregation Emanu-El

June 15, 2016, NYC Congregation Rodeph of Sholom

June 26, 2016, Sante Fe, Conference for the Society of Crypto Judaic Studies

2016 Screenings

March 2016, Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston

  • March 20, 2016, Newton, MA, Temple Emanuel:
  • April 3, 2016, Emeryville, CA, Kent Wright’s Loft:
    • The COI team held a screening and fundraiser for members of the Psychoanalytic Institute of Northern California
  • April 26, 2016, New York, NY:
    • Joseph Lovett presented clips from Children of the Inquisition to a group from the Columbia Psychoanalytic Trauma Group

 2015 Screenings

October 2015, Knesset Conference for Reconnection with Bnei Anousim

  • July 21, 2015, Miami, FL, Society for Crypto Judaic Studies:
  • September 19, 2015, Greenwich, CT:
    • Joe held a fundraiser and screening at Jessica Guff’s home
  • October 14, 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, Knesset
  • October 15, 2015, Jerusalem, Israel, Netanya Academic College:
    • The next day Joe held another screening with a conversation at the Institute for Sephardic Studies at the Netanya Academic College

2014 Screenings

Shearith ISL

February 2014, Congregation Shearith Israel

  • February 26, 2014, NYC, Congregation Shearith Israel
    • COI’s first public screening was at the oldest Jewish congregation in the U.S., often called the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue. The congregation was so enthusiastic about the project that we had to cut conversation short at the end because we ran out of time!
  • July 22, 2014, Dallas, Society for Crypto Judaic Studies
    • Joe introduced COI to the Society of Crypto Judaic studies at their annual conference in Dallas. The project was so well received that Joe was asked to return in 2015.
  • August 12, 2014, El Paso, Congregation B’nai Zion
    • COI returned to Texas to present the project at the 10th Annual Anousim Conference in El Paso
  • November, 6, 2014, Greenwich, CT, Fairfield County Jewish Historical Society
    • COI held a screening and fundraiser for the JCC of Greenwich