Jewish-Themed Films at the
Independent Film Festival of Boston
The Independent Film Festival of Boston (April 23-30) screens two Jewish-themed films:
Jon Imber’s Left Hand (USA)
Saturday, April 26, 12:30 pm, at the Somerville Theatre
A document of an artist’s courageous and sometimes darkly humorous response to a diagnosis of ALS. Co-presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival and the ReelAbilities Boston Film Festival.
Obvious Child (USA)
Saturday, April 26, 9:45 pm at the Somerville Theatre
What happens when Brooklyn comedian Donna Stern (Jenny Slate) gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for the worst/best Valentine’s Day of her life? Co-presented by The Boston Jewish Film Festival.
Tickets and more information about both films available here.
Co-Presented with The National Center for Jewish Film’s
17th Annual Film Festival, JEWISHFILM.2014
Tuesday, May 6, 7: 00 pm, West Newton Cinema
Chinatown meets Alice In Wonderland in this fantastical noir farce about a graffiti artist, private investigator, and femme fatale who join forces to rescue an enigmatic rabbi caught in a conspiracy in Jerusalem’s criminal-religious underworld.
Tickets and full festival schedule available at www.jewishfilm.org, or 781-736-8600.
26th BJFF Entries Are Now Open!
Now in its 26th year, the Boston Jewish Film Festival enjoys a reputation for excellence, has a large and loyal following, and receives extensive press coverage. More than 10,000 people attended the 25th annual Festival, which featured 46 films from 13 countries — including 2 world premieres, 2 North American premieres, 1 U.S. premiere, 10 East Coast premieres, and 17 New England premieres — and many visiting guest artists, local panelists, speakers, and performers.
For a look at last year’s Festival, feel free to use this link.
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