Jewish International Shorts

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November 18—5:00 pm - November 20—5:00 pm

Jewish International Shorts

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Start:
November 18—5:00 pm
End:
November 20—5:00 pm
Event Category:

Other

Genre
Narrative/Documentary Shorts
Year
2019/2020
Running Time
122 min
Language
English, German and Russian with English subtitles
General Admission $15
Genre: Narrative/Documentary Shorts
Year: 2019/2020
Running Time: 122 min
Language: English, German and Russian with English subtitles

Streaming 48 Hours

BROKEN BIRD

Narrative Short | 2020 | 10 min | English

Official Selection of the SXSW Film Festival, this handsomely filmed coming-of-age tale follows a biracial Jewish teen who contemplates inviting her distant father to her bat mitzvah.

CAREGIVER: A LOVE STORY

Documentary Short | 2020 | 24 min | English

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE
What’s love got to do with it? In the case of Bambi and Rick, everything. A 59-year-old Jewish woman decides to forgo her cancer treatment to live out her final days in her home under her devoted husband’s care.

COMMANDMENT 613

Documentary Short | 2020 | 23 min | English

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE
Practicing the sacred craft of Torah restoration, Rabbi Kevin Hale breathes new life into scrolls saved in Czechoslovakia during the Shoah. His exquisite scribal work has led him to work with various Jewish communities now entrusted with the scrolls, including Congregation Beth Israel in Media, PA.

KIPPA

Narrative Short | 2019 | 25 min | German with English subtitles

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE
When Oskar’s classmates find out he’s Jewish, the once popular 15-year-old discovers who his real friends are. A stark reminder of the rise in European anti-Semitism, this powerful and timely short is based on real events.

MUM’S HAIRPINS

Narrative Short | 2019 | 20 min | Russian with English subtitles

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE
After witnessing his mother’s murder by the Nazis, Yasha escapes his Ukrainian-Jewish shtetl with one family relic — his mother’s hairpins. With cinematography and production design evocative of Marc Chagall’s painterly style, this hauntingly surreal short is based on a true story.

STU

Documentary Short | 2020 | 20 min | English

PHILADELPHIA PREMIERE
Featuring interviews with Joe Biden, Al Gore, and President Carter, this satisfying and endearing short explores the life of Stuart Eizenstat, the charismatic former White House Domestics Affair Advisor and U.S. Ambassador to the European Union.

PLEASE NOTE: Accessible to Residents of PA, NJ & DE Only
Ticket buyers will receive private link to the film after purchase which will activate November 18 at start time.

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