July 10

In Between

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Monday, July 10, 11am, JCC Hart Theater

IN BETWEEN

Director: Maysaloun Hamoud, Israel, 2016, 96, Arabic, Hebrew, narrative

Fighting for the right to live on their own terms, three Palestinian women choose a life of freedom in the vibrant heart of Israel and share a Tel Aviv apartment away from their home villages. While straining under societal expectations and struggling to be true to themselves, they find their independent paths, including the “right” romantic partners, and they develop a sisterhood while negotiating being Arab-Israeli in a predominantly Jewish society. With a rocking score by MG Saad, unforgettable performances and engaging camerawork, In Between is a heart-thumping exploration of human frailty and resilience in the face of Israel’s ever-changing social landscape. Putting a rarely depicted spin on the genre tropes of Sex and the City, this is a story of friendship, feminine power, and the toll of patriarchal societies.

Monday, July 10, 11am, JCC Hart Theater

Fanny's Journey

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Monday, July 10, 6pm, Little Theatre

FANNY'S JOURNEY

Director: Lola Doillon, Belgium, France, 2016, 94, French, narrative

Based on a true story by Fanny Ben-Ami, is the incredible tale of bravery, strength and victory...the story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing, and fear no one. In 1943, 13-year old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to an Italian foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrived in Italy, their loving caretakers desperately organized the departure of the children to Switzerland. Suddenly left on their own, these 8 children understand they must do the impossible to reach the Swiss border to freedom.

Monday, July 10, 6pm, Little Theatre

Germans and Jews

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Monday, July 10, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

GERMANS AND JEWS

Director: Janina Quint and Tal Recanati, USA, 2016, 76, English, German, documentary

This engaging, thoughtful and contemporary documentary about the current relationship between Germany and its Jewish population, begins with a lively dinner party. In the middle of the meal, a German woman suddenly shares that she often feels self-conscious uttering the words “Juden” and “Deutschland” and only dares to say them in English. It is a singular moment in the conversation that serves as a metaphor for all of the dinner guests, who come together from diverse backgrounds of faith and nationality, including German-born Jews, Israelis who have immigrated to Berlin, and non-Jewish Germans...a moment that profoundly captures one of the many complexities of this candid film. Other notable interviewees in the film include the late Fritz Stern, a world-renowned historian, Rafael Seligman, an Israeli born German-Jewish writer who publishes The Jewish Voice from Germany; and Rabbi Andreas Nachama, born in Germany, and the executive director of the Topography of Terror Museum in Berlin. Germans and Jews builds on one of the world’s most familiar history lessons, while noting new possibilities for current and future generations to come.

Monday, July 10, 8:30pm, Little Theatre

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screening of Joe's Violin at
Nazareth College Arts Center!

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