Screening: Raise the Roof

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Ciné, 134 W. Hancock Street, Athens, Ga. 30601

Raise the Roof is a 2014 documentary film that follows artists Rick and Laura Brown to Sanok, Poland, as they begin rebuilding Gwoździec, a magnificent wooden eighteenth century synagogue in Poland that was later destroyed by the Nazis. Their vision inspires hundreds of people to join them, using their hands, old tools and techniques to bring Gwoździec’s history, culture, science, and art back to life. Free for UGA students with ID; $5 for all others;

A second showing will be held at 8:30 p.m.