TWO JEWS WALK INTO A BAR
Shorts Program (125min)

Join us for a cinematic pub crawl down U street: 3 bars. 9 films. $30 gets you 3 drinks and admission!

This is a full shorts program that begins at 5:00 pm at Local 16, moves to Bistro La Bonne and end at Tropicalia. Everyone will need to check in at Local 16 by 5:00pm. On-site sales will be cash only. 

Participating Bars
Local 16, 1602 U Street NW
Bistro La Bonne, 1340 U Street NW
Tropicalia, 2001 14th Street NW

Benched
Dir. Gill Weinstein (21min, Israel, 2012)
Hebrew with English Subtitles, Narrative

Baruch, a former basketball star who left the big city and became ultra-orthodox, returns to visit a woman and a son he left behind. Starring Assi Dayan.

Jerusalem ER
Dir. Hilla Medalia (17min, Israel, 2012)
Hebrew with English Subtitles, Documentary

In the ER room at Jerusalem's Hadasa Hospital, we follow the daily life of two female doctors - one Jewish and the other Palestinian.


Music Man Murray

Dir. Richard Parks (22min, USA, 2011)
Documentary


Murray Gershenz, the 86-year old proprietor of an LA music shop stocked with nearly half a million vinyl records, decides it's time to sell.

Modern World by Wolf Parade
Dir. Adam Bizanski (3min, USA, 2006)
Music Video

Animated music video by Adam Bizanski

Pink Bullets by The Shins
Dir. Adam Bizanski (4min, USA, 2005)
Music Video

Animated music video by Adam Bizanski

Pini's The Jewish Connection
Dir. Adam Bizanski (10min, USA, 2012)
Narrative


Pini seeks out a romantic relationship with golfer Sharon Kravitz, who was voted worlds sexiest woman.


The Other Side
Dir. Khen Shalem (15min, Israel/UK/USA, 2011)
Narrative


Shunned by his classmates, a young Israeli boy strikes up a silent, soccer-fueled, friendship across the West Bank separation wall.

Paul
Dir. Adam Bizanski (26min, Israel, 2012)
Hebrew with English Subtitles, Narrative

In the aftermath of a tough break up, Paul's life is slowly deteriorating. An oddly executed burglary of his rented apartment forces him investigate the moody and atmospheric underworld of Tel Aviv in this inventive animation from Israeli video artist Adam Bizanski.

Shabbat Dinner
Dir. Michael Morgenstern (15min, USA, 2012)
Narrative

An outrageously uncomfortable Shabbat dinner brings together two quirky families. While loud declarations of politics, class and religion dominate the "adult" conversation at dinner table, a quieter set of revelations is are taking place in the boys' room, when the kids are left to play alone.

Presented in Partnership with EntryPointDC


Co-presented by DC Shorts


DATES AND LOCATIONS

Sunday, January 6 at 5:00 pm
U Street Bars
Washington, DC



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