Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union to Utah Tuesday, January 17, 2012 The book Streaked with Light and Shadow: Portraits of Former Soviet Jews in Utah features the stories of the emigration of Jews from the Soviet Union to Utah. The book’s editor Leslie Kelen, Executive Director of the Center for Documentary Expression and Art, will lead a discussion and several people featured in the book will tell their stories at an event Wednesday evening at 6:30 at the Wagner Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City. On Tuesday’s Access Utah Tom Williams talks with Leslie Kelen and emigres Natasha Rapaport and Alex Kravtsov.Click here for link.
“Protest in Film and Photographs” is a 60 minute piece that was aired on March 31, 2012. The second half of the show interviews Leslie Kelen, CDEA executive director; Matt Herron, activist photographer and the exhibit’s curator; and John Dittmer, Civil Rights Movement historian on the exhibit “This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement,” currently at The Leonardo in SLC. Click here for link.