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Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF)

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March 2020
Free - $25

Lindy CineMondays 2020

March 30 @ 7:30 pm - May 11 @ 10:00 pm
Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Presented by the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF), the 7th Annual Lindy CineMondays film series returns for another epic season of the best in Jewish international cinema!

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April 2020
$6 - $15

Jewish Film Festival: THE LAST VERMEER

April 6 @ 7:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, the screenwriting duo behind Children of Men (2006), Dan Friedkin’s handsome and absorbing directorial debut centers on a former Dutch resistance fighter’s investigation of stolen art in the wake of WWII. Starring Claes Bang (The Square), Guy Pearce (Memento), and Vicky Krieps (Phantom Thread).

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$6 - $15

Jewish Film Festival: WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT

April 20 @ 7:00 pm
Philadelphia Film Center, 1412 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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Lindy CineMondays presents its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Screening with WHEN HITLER STOLE PINK RABBIT, a marvelous new film from the Academy Award-winning director of NOWHERE IN AFRICA (2001) and based on the best-selling, semi-autobiographical novel by Judith Kerr. In 1933, precocious and carefree nine-year-old Anna (the astounding Riva Krymalowski) senses something amiss in Berlin when her father, a well-known Jewish journalist, goes missing. When he flees to Zurich on account of his unfavorable critique of Hitler, Anna, her mother and older brother…

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$6 - $15

Jewish Film Festival: OLIVER SACKS: HIS OWN LIFE

April 27 @ 5:30 pm
National Museum of American Jewish History, 101 South Independence Mall East
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Oliver Sacks (1933 – 2015) was an empathetic outsider whose life struggles and love of science led him to make significant breakthroughs in how the medical community treats those with neurological disorders today. His tale of perseverance over chaos and journey to redemption is more than a portrait of a brilliant mind: it is an elegy to anyone who knows what it is like to have stared at the abyss for far too long. Revealing intimate details of his battles…

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May 2020
$6 - $15

Jewish Film Festival: TAHARA

May 4 @ 7:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 S 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Carrie and Hannah have been best friends since childhood. When their former Hebrew school classmate unexpectedly commits suicide, the girls attend the funeral together, as well as the “teen talk-back” session designed to help them process their grief through their Jewish faith. Even with their teacher’s guidance, with so many memories to reconcile and dramas to unpack, the teens spend the afternoon just as confused, misguided, and stuck in their own heads as ever. A day in the life of high…

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$20

Jewish Film Festival: BREAKING BREAD | Closing Night Film

May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Philadelphia Film Center, 1412 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19102 United States
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The 7th Annual Lindy CineMondays spring series ends with one of the most delectable films you'll see all year!   Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel was a 33-year-old microbiologist from an Arab town in Northern Israel when she won the top prize in the fourth season of Israel’s MasterChef. Today, she is the founder and director of Haifa’s A-sham Arab Food Festival, an annual celebration of Arab cuisine inspired by traditional dishes from the Levant food culture. Bringing together leading Jewish and…

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