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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
Free - $15

SIMON & THEODORE

November 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Simon (Félix Moati), a twenty-something soon-to-be father, wants nothing more than to raise a child with his rabbi wife, Rivka (Mélanie Bernier). However, on account of Simon’s history with mental illness, Rivka is unconvinced that he’s ready to take on the additional stress afforded by parenthood. A sweet but deeply volatile man, Simon feels out

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7:00 pm
$7 - $15

TO DUST

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States

Shmuel (Géza Röhrig, Son of Saul), a recently widowed Hasidic cantor, can’t stop worrying about his wife, even after she’s been buried. While the rest of his community urges him to move on, his two young sons believe that Shmuel’s odd behavior may mean that their father has been possessed by a dybbuk. Breaking his own

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