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38th Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

November 3 @ 7:30 pm - November 18 @ 9:00 pm

The 38th Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) kicks off November 3-18 at the Gershman Y and neighboring theaters across Philadelphia! The second oldest Jewish film festival in the country, GPJFF38 will screen over 20 Philadelphia premieres. More details to come!

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2:00 pm
$7 - $15

SAMMY DAVIS, JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, 19106 United States

Getting beyond his affiliation with the Rat Pack, director Samuel D. Pollard’s intimate portrait of Sammy Davis, Jr. paints a vivid picture of a child prodigy, world-class entertainer, and civil rights activist. Having achieved stardom during a period of American history fraught with racial barriers, the effervescent, tap-dancing icon, known for hits like “The Candy

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7:00 pm
$7 - $15

WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, 19106 United States

In this powerful documentary from acclaimed director Roberta Grossman (Hava Nagila: The Movie) and executive producer Nancy Spielberg (Above and Beyond), a group of Jewish intellectuals led by historian and activist Emanuel Ringelblum (voiced by Adrien Brody) realize that if they should perish in the Holocaust, only the Nazis’ side of the story would prevail.

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$7 - $15

THE SYRIAN PATIENT

November 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ohev Shalom of Bucks County, 944 Second Street Pike:
Richboro , PA 18954 United States

From gunshot wounds to shattered jaws and lost limbs, the Syrian refugees arriving in Israel face life-threatening injuries with life-altering repercussions. As a team of doctors and plastic surgeons, many of them Arab-Israelis, work around the clock to save their patients’ lives and offer hope for recovery, the refugees find strength in themselves with the

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