2020 Jewish Film Series

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December 8, 9, 15 & 16

Show Times: 10:30 am & 1:30 pm

SYNONYMS


Tuesday, December 8 | 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Yoav, a disaffected young Israeli who fled Tel Aviv for Paris to start a new life. Desperate to erase his origins, Yoav sees France as his only hope for salvation. He vows not to utter a single word of Hebrew, his French dictionary becoming his constant companion.

HOLY LANDS

Wednesday, December 9 | 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
A secular Jew and former cardiologist from New York decides to spend his retirement as a pig farmer in Nazareth, Israel. It is a move which deeply shocks his family and puts him at odds with the local communities and rabbis.  Filmed against the Iconic Israel countryside, Holy Lands is a universal story about love, family, loss and tolerance, told with incredible humor and  heart.

FOOTNOTE

Tuesday, December 15 | 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
A tale of a great rivalry between a father and son, two eccentric professors, who both dedicated their lives to work in Talmudic Studies. The father is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. His son is an up-and-coming star in the field, who appears to feed on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. Then one day, the tables turn.  

A TRAMWAY IN JERUSALEM

Wednesday, December 16 | 10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Jerusalems tramway connects the city from east to west, from the Palestinian neighborhoods to Mount Herzl – a journey that comprises the culturally complex makeup of the city. This humorous and touching film hinges on a series of encounters along the line: simple, mundane interactions that reveal the diverse mosaic of humanity that exists in the spiritual center of Israel.

Per Movie:
$6 members | $10 guests
Entire Series:
$20 members | $30

Purchase Tickets

To register and for more information visit the Welcome Center or call 609-822-1167 Ext. 0