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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

SHALOM BOLLYWOOD: THE UNTOLD STORY OF INDIAN CINEMA

November 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

Sulochana. Pramila. Nadira. These are the names of the most celebrated movie stars of Bollywood’s silent era and Golden Age. Few know, however, that these names belonged to three Jewish women – denizens of India’s 2,000-year-old Jewish community. With a willingness to play more provocative roles than their Hindu and Muslim counterparts, these stunning and

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7:00 pm
Free - $15

GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT 35mm SCREENING

November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lightbox Film Center, 3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

Winner of Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Supporting Actress at the 1948 Academy Awards, GENTLEMAN’S AGREEMENT follows a crusading journalist (the marvelous Gregory Peck) who poses as a Jew to research an exposé on anti-Semitism in New York City and the affluent community of Darien, Connecticut. The film was directed by Elia Kazan and also starred

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