Broken Barriers / Khavah

Poster for Broken Barriers / Khavah Earliest film adaptation of Sholem Aleichem's Tevye stories (the stories that became the primary source materials for the musical "Fiddler on the Roof" decades later). This adaptation focuses on Tevye's 3rd daughter Chava (the one who married Fyedka-the-Russian). Source: Jan Lisa Huttner author of "Tevye's Daughters: No Laughing Matter"

Original title:
Khavah
Year:
1919
Length:
70 minutes
Country:
Director:
Charles E. Davenport
Genre:

Shown at

  1. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2020

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