When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Sunday, April 26, 2020 3pm
Director: Caroline Link
Running Time: 119 minutes
Country: Germany, Switzerland, France
Language: German with subtitles
In this gentle, family drama based on a true story, a German-Jewish girl takes her first steps into adulthood, as world events intrude on her happy, carefree existence. Nine-year-old Anna is too busy with schoolwork and friends to notice Hitler’s face glaring from posters plastered all over 1933 Berlin. But when her father suddenly vanishes, and the family is secretly hurried out of Germany, Anna begins to understand life will never be the same. What follows is a courageous adventure full of fear and uncertainty, as Anna and her family navigate unfamiliar lands, and cope with the challenges of being refugees.
Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles Sunday, May 3, 2020 12pm
Director: Max Lewkowicz
Running Time: 97 minutes
Country: U.S. & International Clips
When "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway in 1964, it explored themes of tradition, religion, and anti-Semitism against a modern backdrop of radical social change that addressed gender roles, sexuality, and race. Rare archival footage and interviews with musical luminaries explore the legacy of this long-running, award-winning musical.
Basketball legend, Aulcie Perry, led Maccabi Tel Aviv to an upset win in the European Championship in 1977 and again four years later. He converted to Judaism and became an Israeli citizen. Recounting both the highs and lows, this inspiring film tells the story of a remarkable athlete who captured the spirit of a nation, triumphant and victorious against all odds.
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love Monday, April 27, 2020 7pm
Director: Nick Broomfield
Running Time: 102 minutes
Leonard Cohen, the well-known composer, and Marianne Ihlen, a struggling writer and single mother with a young son, became part of a community of expat artists, writers and musicians on the Greek island of Hydra. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960's bohemia. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.
Oscar-winning adaptation of the Broadway musical about life among the Jewish community of a pre-revolutionary Russian village. A poor milkman, determined to find good husbands for his five daughters, consults the traditional matchmaker - and also has a word with God.
It should have been a wonderful evening. Stephan and Elisabeth have invited their family and friends for dinner, but as soon as Thomas announces that he and his pregnant girlfriend are planning to name their unborn son Adolf, things get out of hand. A bitter confrontation ensues revealing a clash of egos as truths are dragged to light, kicking and screaming. As the evening escalates and unforgivable things are said on all sides, the argument about baby names turns into a feast of childhood transgressions and hidden passions, served up for all to enjoy.
The story of Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance during WWII and are arrested. The children find 2 Jewish children hidden in their basement. The 4 children set out on an adventure to flee the Nazis and cross the border to neutral Sweden to reunite Daniel and Sarah with their parents.