Film alert

I just got an email from our friend, photographer Judy Gelles, who has been involved with making a video about Jewish veterans from World War II. It’s about to air on WYBE public television channel 35 on Tuesday, June 29, at 9:00pm.

The film is the first in the series titled “Philadelphia Stories 4.” If you’re not familiar with this series, check it out. They run some interesting stuff about Philadelphia in videos made by local filmmakers.

What will air will not be the final version, Judy wrote. “We plan to re-edit the video and sound in the fall…after we raise some more money. We had to keep it at 28 minutes for TV, but would like to add sections we had to eliminate due to time constraints….and work on the music and sound again.

Veterans must be in the air, what with Yvonne Latty’s book, “We Were There” (photos by Ron Tarver), on African-American World War II veterans.