25 Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival

The St. Louis Jewish Film Festival will celebrate 25 years of exceptional international films. Features, documentaries and shorts from many countries of origin will be screened at the Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema June 7-11,2020 followed by two films at the JCC, one in July and one in August.

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Celebrate the 25th Annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival

Enjoy films from around the globe, features, documentaries, and short films in many languages. Films present universal themes through the lens of the Jewish experience.

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Movie Night with Next Dor

Join Next Dor when we host an online screening of Thirteenth. As we continue to shine light on social injustices, the documentary, Thirteenth, tells the story of systemic oppression towards people of color in America through the prison system. The screening online will be released once you get a ticket, so please register through eventbrite. Tickets are free, and will be used as a means to track RSVP’s. Movie night will take place on April 30th at 7:30 PM. If you have any questions please message, or email Dan at...

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Temple Israel’s 13th Annual Israeli Film Festival

Sunday, March 15, 2020 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm Enjoy two Israeli films and Israeli-style refreshments during intermission. $5 donation requested to cover the cost of refreshments The film festival is open to the entire community. Guests are welcome to attend one or both films. 3:30 pm: An Israeli Love Story Eighteen-year-old Margalit is an aspiring actress from northern Israel in 1947. While traveling to see a play in Haifa one day, she meets Eli, a devoted kibbutznik who is also passionate about his work in the pre-state Palmach Israeli army. After another chance encounter, the two fall in love. Margalit moves into Eli’s kibbutz, and they set a wedding date, but Israel’s harsh reality intervenes. The film is based on the true story of a young theater director and the son of Israel’s second president, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. 93 minutes – Hebrew with English subtitles This film is suitable for middle school and above Intermission with Israeli-style fare and refreshments. 6:00 pm: Holy Lands A retired New York cardiologist leaves everything behind to start an unlikely pig farm in Israel, arousing the anger of the local community. His conflict with the town rabbi slowly turns to a friendship, leading the farmer to reevaluate his relationship with his estranged family, including his difficult ex-wife, his 34-year-old student daughter, and his playwright son. Through an emotional comedic journey, this dysfunctional group tries to make their way back to each other, renewing ties when they all need it the most. 100 minutes – This film is in English This film is suitable for middle school and above and contains strong language; parental accompaniment is advised. RSVP required at www.ti-stl.org/Films or by phone to Martina Stern 314-432-8050 x233 This program is co-sponsored by Temple Israel’s Israel Engagement Committee and the St. Louis Israeli...

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HMLC Rosenberg Film Series

Film screening: The Last Laugh, introduced by Dr. Henry I. Schvey, Washington University

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