Jewish Film Festival – Aulcie

Available Online June 10 - 13 1hr 15min • Sports Documentary (released 2020) • English/Hebrew Recruited from the basketball courts of Harlem, Newark native Aulcie Perry joined Maccabi Tel Aviv in 1976. He quickly established himself as a leader and helped defeat the heavily favored Soviets to give Team Israel its first European championship. He […]


Jewish Film Festival – Here We Are

Available Online June 14 - 16 1hr 34min • Drama (released 2020) • Hebrew with subtitles Aharon has devoted his life to raising his son Uri. They live together in a gentle routine, away from the real world. But Uri is autistic, and now as a young adult it might be time for him to […]


JCC Film Festival Zoom with Director Dani Menkin

Virtual Event Virtual Event

A special Zoom discussion with Dani Menkin, Director of A Picture of His Life and Aulcie. We will auction an official Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball signed by Aulcie Perry and award-winning director Dani Menkin. The tax-deductible donation will go to On The Map Foundation, a 501c3 non-for-profit, and will support telling more inspirational stories through […]


Jewish Film Festival – My Dearest Enemy

Available Online June 17 - 20 1hr 43min • Drama (released 2019) • English My Dearest Enemy tells the story of Maya and Alice, an Arab and a Jew, and their 25 year friendship. When their relationship is threatened by the conflict and violence within Israel, not only is their friendship caught in the crossfire, […]


Jewish Film Festival – My Name is Sara

Available Online June 21 - 23 1hr 51min • Biography, Drama, History (released 2019) • English My Name is Sara tells the true life-story of Sara Guralnick, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best […]


Jewish Film Festival – Love It Was Not

Available Online June 24 - 27 1hr 26min • Documentary (released 2019) • English/Hebrew/German Love It Was Not is a tragic love story between a prisoner and her captor. Flamboyant and full of life, Helena Citron is taken to Auschwitz as a young woman, and soon finds unlikely solace under the tutelage of Franz Wunsch, […]


Jewish Film Festival – Shared Legacies

Available Online June 28 - 30 1hr 37min • Documentary (released 2020) • English Common cause between the Black and Jewish communities was found in the turbulent ‘60s Civil Rights era, as Jewish leaders backed Dr. King’s efforts at racial equality and harmony. Yet, the relationship has frayed in recent years, as a once mighty […]


Jewish Film Festival – The Crossing

Available Online July 1 - 4 1 hour 30min • Drama (released 2020) • Norwegian with subtitles The Crossing tells the story of the adventurous 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War. One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda and Otto's parents […]


Jewish Film Festival – Kiss me Kosher

Available Online July 5 - 7 1hr 41min • Comedy (released 2020) • English/German/Hebrew/Arabic Sparks fly when two families from wildly different cultural backgrounds collide to plan a same sex wedding in this screwball romantic comedy that crosses all borders. Winner: Gershon Klein Award: Special Prize for Best German Film on a Jewish Theme @ […]


Jewish Film Festival – Golda

Available Online July 8 - July 11 1hr 25min • Documentary (released 2019) • Hebrew Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for Israeli television. After shooting ended, the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk with the first and only woman to ever rule Israel. As she lit one cigarette after the other, […]


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