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THE YEAR THAT WAS: FILMMAKERS OF 5774
Sunday, September 7, 14, and 21 at 11:00 am

As Rosh Hashanah approaches, we honor the work of three seminal filmmakers who passed away in the Jewish year of 5774: Assi Dayan, Paul Mazursky and Eli Wallach.

YENTL
Tuesday, September 16, 7:30 pm

Barbra Streisand's directorial debut is a musical adaptation of a story by the beloved Jewish writer Isaac Bashevis Singer. Yentl is a young woman who wants nothing more than to study religious scripture.

THE LINEUP
Sunday, September 21, 11:00 am

In this classic film noir directed by the legendary Don Seigel, Eli Wallach shines as psychopathic gangster in San Francisco who uses unsuspecting travelers to traffic heroin. When one of the deliveries goes awry, a cop gets killed, throwing the police into action.

THE STURGEON QUEENS
Sunday, September 21, 5:30 pm
at The JCC of Greater Washington (Rockville) 

Four generations of a Jewish immigrant family created Russ and Daughters, a Lower East Side lox and herring emporium that thrives to this day.

RUN, BOY, RUN
Tuesday, September 30, 7:30 pm

A superlative saga of courage and compassion that tells the extraordinary true story of a Polish boy who seeks the kindness of others in his solitary struggle to outlast the Nazi occupation and keep alive his Jewish faith.

DIPLOMACY
Tuesday, October 7, 7:30 pm

As the Allies march toward Paris in the summer of 1944, Hitler gives orders that the French capital should not fall into enemy hands, or if it does, then ‘only as a field of rubble.’ The person assigned to carry out this barbaric act is General Dietrich von Choltitz, who already has mines planted on the Eiffel Tower, in the Louvre and Notre Dame and on the bridges over the Seine.

HAVANA CURVEBALL
Tuesday, October 14, 7:30 pm

An earnest kid, Mica took to heart his Rabbi’s requirement to help “heal the world.” Imagining himself a savior of sorts, he launches a grand plan to send baseballs to Cuba, a country with a mysterious pull.

FIFTH HEAVEN
Thursday, October 23, 7:30 pm

 It's 1944. Deserted by her parents 13-year-old Maya is deposited at an orphanage for Jewish girls on the outskirts of Tel Aviv. The trauma of war shows in the faces of the malnourished girls and lonely routines of their adult supervisors who await liberation from personal and national isolation.
FOOTSTEPS IN JERUSALEM
Tuesday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Considered by MoMA as one of the most innovative films of 2013, Footsteps in Jerusalem is an anthology of ten short films that collectively offer an evocative portrait of the city—its diversity, complexity, and rapid transformation.

RUE MANDAR
Wednesday, November 19, 7:30 pm

Take a traditional Jewish funeral whose rituals no one can quite recall. Mix in a Yiddishkeit setting in a predominantly Sephardic Jewish community. Add one of the most beautiful cities in the world as your location, and top it off with a terrific ensemble cast.


 
 
   
ZERO MOTIVATION
Tuesday, December 9, 7:30 pm

The human resources office at a remote desert base serves as the setting for this cast of characters who bide their time pushing paper and battling in computer games, counting down the minutes until they can return to civilian life.