Judy Schiller announced “It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story…”

Judy Schiller announced that "It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story" documentary to air on THIRTEEN

New documentary about an elderly Jewish couple from Forest Hills who look back at their childhoods, their courtship and their life together

Judy Schiller, a close friend of mine, announced that “It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story,” a new documentary, will air Thursday, April 14th on THIRTEEN, New York’s public television station, at 10:30 PM ET, and it will be rebroadcast on Tuesday, April 19th at 4:30 AM ET.

“It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story” is a documentary about an elderly Jewish couple who look back at their childhoods on the Lower East Side of New York City and Eastern Europe, their courtship in Cuba, and their life together in New York. It features personal and archival photographs, poignant period footage and priceless home movies from the 1920’s through 1950’s.

The documentary is written, produced and directed by Judy Schiller. A native New Yorker, Schiller is a professional photographer, mainly working with musicians including Miles Davis. She began in film at Flying Dreams Productions and has worked at every major TV network in New York City. “It Happened in Havana: A Yiddish Love Story” is her directorial debut.

Schiller explains, “With Cuba so much in the news, the film is a timely one. It’s a personal story about my parents and the story of how they fell in love. It is equal parts romantic tale and history lesson.”

Click HERE to watch the trailer!

My BMW Ultimate Driving Experience

I love cars and have always loved driving them in beautiful places across the world.

I have previously driven the Amalfi Coast on Italy, the Pacific Coast highway in California, the road to Hana in Maui, and off-road in Oahu.

My love of cars and driving recently brought me to participate in the BMW Ultimate Driving Experience.

It was incredible! Here are some of the beautiful cars that have driven:

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Also, here is a really cool video from my BMW experience:


Landmarks Around The World Honor Paris After Tragic Events

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In lieu of my most recent post where I honored the memories of those lost in 9/11, I thought it was only fitting for my next post to honor those we lost in the recent tragedy in Paris. Above, you can see world landmarks lighting up in show of unity with France following the deadly atrocities. It is touching and remarkable to see the globe come together in dark times, and while we all wish that times like these didn’t happen in the first place, it is nice to see the outpouring of support that follows tragedies like this one.