Fanny Brice is a young Jewish woman from the Lower East Side working to reach stardom. As she accomplishes her goals, she navigates an unstable relationship with gambler Nick Arnstein.
Follow her journey in Funny Girl (150 minutes, English, no subtitles), the classic romantic musical which became the highest-grossing American film of 1968. The film received eight Academy Award nominations and Barbra Streisand won Best Actress for her portrayal of Fanny.
The film will be screened in person in the Museum’s Edmond J. Safra Hall. Tickets are $5 each for Museum members or $10 each for the general public. If you’re not a member, join today. If you’re already a member, log in and the member discount will be reflected in your cart.
Hosted in partnership with Senior Programming Consultant Nancy Collet, founder of Cinema Collet.
Public programming at the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is made possible, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy C. Hochul and the New York State Legislature; a Humanities New York CARES Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act; and other generous donors.