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Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF)

(215) 545-4400|| http://pjff.org/

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October 2020

HOLY SILENCE | Virtual Film Screening

October 12 - October 13
PA United States + Google Map

Through interviews, rare archival footage and historic documents, GPJFF alum Steven Pressman (50 CHILDREN: THE RESCUE MISSION OF MR. & MRS. KRAUS) is back with an exhilarating new film that examines the Catholic Church’s response to the Holocaust, particularly the failure of Pope Pius XII to confront the Nazi regime and denounce its persecution of Jews. An indictment of the Pope’s neutrality policy – a cover for his anti-Semitism and Aryan sympathies – HOLY SILENCE reveals how passivity and complicity…

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November 2020

40th Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

November 7 - November 21
Virtual, Your Own Home! PA United States + Google Map

The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF), the city's first film festival and country's second oldest Jewish film festival, is back for its 40th season! Fall Fest 2020 will be entirely virtual and stream for two weeks. This season, GPJFF will be showing 30 Philadelphia premieres, two shorts programs, an Israeli TV series by the creators of SHTISEL, a FREE master class on television writing with Raphael Bob-Waksberg (the creator of Netflix's BOJACK HORSEMAN), a Jewish visual artist showcase and…

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