Andrea and Wyman attended the 2012 Jolson Festival in Bromley, held by the Int’l. Al Jolson Society, UK. They gave a presentation on Andrea’s filmwork as well as on the Vilnius Jewish Public Library. They also interviewed Jolson biographer Michael Freedland. Once again, the organizers came up with an amazing UK Jolson weekend.
Andrea and Wyman got married on August 22, 2012 in Marion, South Carolina. On August 20, they attended a one-day Al Jolson Fesival on Long Island, NY organized by the Int’l. Al Jolson Society. The wedding took place at The Grove in Marion, SC. The couple spent a brief honeymoon in Charleston. Visit their wedding website here.
In 2014, the Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel will publish a book on jazz in film which features a long article on Al Jolson written by Andrea Oberheiden-Brent entitled „Al Jolson and the ‚Jewish Jazz'“. Stay tuned for updates. Here’s is a link to the website.