What's On - UK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

Outdoors

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Outdoors

+ Q&A with Noa Koller Gili and Yaara, a young couple from Tel Aviv, decide to build a house in the Galilee village where Yaara was brought up. But fulfilling their dream comes at a price, as resent...

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World Premiere of 2018 Pears Short Film Fund at UKJF Winners

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World Premiere of 2018 Pears Short Film Fund at UKJF Winners

100 Faces (dir Benjamin Till) BAFTA-nominated composer and director Benjamin Till explores what it means to be Jewish in this quirky and heartwarming musical film. Till set himself the task of findin...

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The Interpreter

20181112

The Interpreter

+ Q&A with Peter Simonischek 80-year-old Ali, a Slovakian-Jewish interpreter, arrives in Vienna with the intention of tracking down – and killing – the SS officer who shot his parents. Instead, he ...

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The Prince and the Dybbuk

20181117

The Prince and the Dybbuk

+ Q&A with Elwira Niewiera and Piotr Rosołowski As a Hollywood producer, Polish-born Michal Waszynski excelled in creating magical worlds and characters. His biggest creation, however, was his own ...

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Itzhak

20181117

Itzhak

At the tender age of 13, Israeli boy Itzhak Perlman appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show , where he amazed his host and millions of people at home with his virtuosic violin performance. Since then he’s be...

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The Resistance

20181118

The Resistance

Declared as a Jew-free city in 1943, Berlin at that time was in fact the home of approximately 7,000 Jews, hiding in basements and attics and relying on their resourcefulness, the kindness of stranger...

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93Queen + Panel Discussion

20181118

93Queen + Panel Discussion

They are fully frum and would never think of calling themselves feminists, but this group of Jewish Orthodox women from Borough Park, Brooklyn, are bona fide social reformers. Going against conservati...

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The Testament

20181118

The Testament

As he investigates a hidden Holocaust-era atrocity in Austria, Yoel, a world-renowned Israeli historian, is unearthing a painful truth close to home. An accidental discovery of classified documents re...

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Forgotten Soldier + Q&A

20181119

Forgotten Soldier + Q&A

Q&A with Lady Irene Hatter, Jacques Noach, Lucile Smith, Henry Goodman and Zoë Wanamaker Sally Noach’s refusal to tell his family about his actions during the war meant that his children had little...

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The Light of Hope

20181119

The Light of Hope

This riveting Spanish drama tells the extraordinary story of Elisabeth Eidenbenz, who, throughout the 1930s and 40s, under the careful scrutiny of Pétain’s fascist regime, ran a maternity home in the ...

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Budapest Noir

20181121

Budapest Noir

Introduced by producer Ildikó Kemény Director Éva Gárdos revisits film noir classics such as Chinatown in this stylish reimagining of Budapest in 1936, shortly before Hungary turned fascist. Invest...

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Unsettling

20181121

Unsettling

Wishing to learn more about her fellow Israelis who live in the settlement of Tekoa in the West Bank, self-confessed liberal Iris Zaki (Women in Sink) moves there from Tel Aviv for a month. She sets u...

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Shelter

20181122

Shelter

Naomi, a retired Mossad agent, is drawn back into service after a two-year hiatus following her husband’s death. Her mission – to protect Mona, a Lebanese collaborator brought to a safe house in Hambu...

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Humor Me

20181122

Humor Me

With his wife leaving him for a French billionaire and his agent firing him, Nate – once a promising playwright in New York City – has no other choice but crashing at his dad’s retirement home in New ...

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