The Pirate Captain Toledano

Wednesday 8 November, 8 pm. Join us for the premiere of The Pirate Captain Toledano, an award-winning short fiction film by Arnon Z. Shorr. To-date, the only dramatisation of Inquisition-era Jewish piracy, it tells the story of a refugee from the Spanish Inquisition who is caught as a stowaway on a 16th century pirate ship. Never before seen in the UK, the film is in English, with some Ladino and liturgical Hebrew. Watch the trailer HERE.

Following the film we will have a discussion via Skype with director Arnon Z Shorr and Richard Rasner, pirate history consultant, who appears in the film.  Booking £10 from Spiro Ark Tel 0207 794 4655 ( or Hampstead Garden Suburb Synagogue, Norrice Lea, London N2 0RE.