Jascha Heifetz: God’s Fiddler
Peter Rosen, director. 2011.
Jascha Heifetz, “the violinist whose name for more than half a century was synonymous with perfection of technique and musicianship” (New York Times), is the towering subject of Peter Rosen’s film biography God’s Fiddler. Rosen’s collection of rare footage sheds light on the enigmatic virtuoso, who remained aloof despite decades spent in the international spotlight.
This screening is approximately 87 minutes.
Presented in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center and Classifilms.