BJFF 2014 Festival: Latest Updates
As mentioned in The Boston Globe:
November 15th Surprise Screening Announced: Is That You?
Saturday, November 15, 9:30 pm
Belmont Studio Cinema
Plenty of tickets available here
In this quirky romantic-comedy-meets-big-hearted-road movie, an unemployed Israeli projectionist hopes to resuscitate his life by locating a long-ago first love who now resides in North America. Alon Aboutboul (Dr. Pavel in The Dark Knight Rises) gives a tender and affecting performance in the leading role. From the acclaimed director Dani Menkin (39 Pounds of Love, Dolphin Boy) and Winner of the Ophir (Israeli Academy) Award for Best Fringe Film of the Year 2014.
Advance tickets for the following films are no longer available. The Rush Line will form one hour before screening time. Come on down, the Rush Line has a great chance of getting in!
24 Days, Monday, November 10, West Newton Cinema (tickets are going fast for screening on Saturday November 8 at the MFA!)
Anywhere Else, Sunday, November 16, West Newton Cinema (plenty of tickets still available for Saturday, November 8, 9:30 pm at Coolidge Corner Theatre)
Bureau 06 (with Demeter’s Spring), Sunday, November 9, West Newton Cinema
Deli Man, Wednesday, November 12, 7:00 pm, Coolidge Corner Theatre (new screening added at 9:30 pm), 12 pm screening in Marblehead is also rush-only
Dove’s Cry (with Of Many), honoring Deborah Nathan, Sunday, November 9, Coolidge Corner Theatre
The Gordin Cell, Thursday, November 6, Brattle Theatre
Havana Curveball, Sunday, November 9, Coolidge Corner Theatre
Little White Lie, Saturday, November 15, Brattle Theatre (tickets are going fast for Arlington Capitol screening, Monday November 17 – just a short bus ride from Harvard Square!)
Run Boy Run, Opening Night, Wednesday, November 5, Coolidge corner (tickets still available for Tue Nov 11 in Arlington and Mon Nov 17 in Framingham)
Watchers of the Sky, Saturday, November 8, 6:30 pm, Brattle Theatre
Zero Motivation, both screenings, Thursday, November 6 at the Brattle Theatre and Thursday, November 13 at West Newton Cinema
Deli Man screening added
A second Coolidge screening for the World Premiere of Deli Man on Wednesday, November 12, at 9:30 pm has now been added. Director Erik Anjou and deli maven Ziggy Gruber will be live in person at both Coolidge screenings! Click here for tickets!
A little taste of Deli Man:
Surprise Screening Announced
The Surprise Screening on Thursday, November 6, 9:15 pm at the Coolidge will be:
Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem
An Israeli woman seeking to finalize her divorce from her cruel and manipulative husband finds herself effectively put on trial by her country’s religiously-based marriage laws, in this riveting courtroom drama from sibling directors Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz (who also stars at the title character). – Jane Schoettle, Toronto International Film Festival
Stars Ronit Elkabetz and Sasson Gabay. Official Selection Cannes Film Festival 2014; Toronto International Film Festival 2014; Winner of the 2014 Ophir Award (Israeli Oscar) for Best Picture
Introduced by Lisa Fishbayn Joffe, Director of the Project on Gender, Culture, Religion and the Law at the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute and co-founder of the Boston Agunah Taskforce
Click here for tickets! The Surprise Screening on Saturday November 15 will be announced soon.
And watch a bit of this award-winning film
It’s here, it’s here, the 2014 festival trailer is here!
Watch the new 2014 Boston Jewish Film Festival trailer above!