The Jazz Singer is a 1927 American musical film. It was the first motion picture to feature sound. The film depicts the fictional story of Jakie Rabinowitz, a young man who defies the traditions of his devout Jewish family. After being caught singing in public by his father, Jakie decides to run away from home to pursue his dream of singing, only to find his ambition conflicts with the demands of his home and heritage. In 1996 the film was selected for preservation by the U.S. Library of Congress National Film Registry. The movie will be shown in the Gibson Farmhouse, and is free with gate admission. Free popcorn!