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Israel @ 70 Film Festival

CELEBRATE 70 Years of Israeli Independence!

May 1-18

Individual Film:
$5 for Members | $ 8 for Guests

Film Series:
$25 for Members | $40 for Guests

Join us as we mark this momentous anniversary with the Israel @ 70 Film Festival showcasing six films that explore Israeli society through fascinating, humorous, inspiring, and controversial Israeli feature films and documentaries.

Lite fare, desserts, coffee and tea are included.

Tuesday, May 1 -10:00am
THE OTHER SON (Drama)
Complex repercussions face two families, one Israeli and one Palestinian, after
learning that their sons were accidentally switched at birth.

Friday, May 4 -10:00am
THE KIND WORDS (Comedy/Drama)
This quirky dramedy follows three Jewish Israeli siblings who learn that the man
who raised them is not their biological dad. The revelation sends them on a road
trip from Israel to France.

Tuesday, May 8 -10:00am
HUNTING ELEPHANTS (Comedy)
In this hilarious comedy, a bullied teen befriends his grandfather and long lost
uncle and decide to solve their financial problems by robbing a bank.  Sir
Patrick Stewart and an impressive cast of Israeli actors are featured.

Friday, May 11 -10:00am
PAST LIFE (Drama)
Past Life tracks the daring late 1970s odyssey of two sisters: an introverted
classical musician and a rambunctious scandal sheet journalist as they unravel a
shocking wartime mystery that has cast a dark shadow on their entire lives.

Tuesday, May 15 -10:00am
THE SETTLERS (Documentary)
The Settlers, a  documentary on the history of the Israeli settlements enterprise on the West Bank, explores the origins of the settlements, the changes they have imposed on Israeli and Palestinian societies, and their impact on Middle Eastern and world affairs. The settlers are associated with xenophobia and religious zealotry. But little is known about the personal beliefs and stories of the settlers themselves.

Friday, May 18 -10:00am
THE WEDDING PLAN (Comedy)
After her fiancé calls off their wedding a month before the ceremony, a woman
decides to keep the reservation and trusts God will provide her with a husband.

All films are in Hebrew with English subtitles.

Funding has been made possible in part By the Jewish Community Foundation and the Annual Campaign Of Jewish Federation of Atlantic and Cape May Counties.