Tuesday, October 21, 2014

RUTGERS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL OPENS OCT. 29

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The Fifteenth Annual
RUTGERS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
WHEN: October 29 - November 9, 2014
WHERE: The Regal Cinema Commerce Center,
2399 US 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ
For Directions: (732) 940-8361

Tickets on Sale

 

OPENING NIGHT
East Coast Premiere
ABOVE AND BEYOND
(USA, 2014, 89 minutes)
English
Director: Roberta Grossman
Wednesday, October 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Special guest: Nancy Spielberg, producer
Tuesday, November 4, at Noon
Speaker: Simon Spiegelman, Machal volunteer, 1948

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AFTERMATH
(Poland/Holland/Russia/Slovakia, 2013, 104 minutes)
Polish with English subtitles
Director: Wladyslaw Pasikowski
Thursday, October 30 at 3:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 6, at 7:30 p.m.
Speaker: Prof. Irena Grudzinska Gross, Dept. of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Princeton University

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24 DAYS
(France, 2014, 108 minutes)
French with English subtitles
Director: Alexandre Arcady
Thursday, October 30, at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 6, at 3:00 p.m.

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QUALITY BALLS:
THE DAVID STEINBERG STORY

(Canada, 2013, 75 minutes)
English
Director: Barry Avrich
Saturday, November 1, at 7:45 p.m.
Thursday, November 6, at 12:30 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Eddy Portnoy, Rutgers

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MAGIC MEN
(Israel, 2013, 100 min)
Greek/English/Hebrew with English subtitles
Directors: Guy Nattiv and Erez Tadmor
Saturday, November 1, at 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 9, at 4:45 p.m.

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JOACHIM PRINZ: I SHALL NOT BE SILENT
(USA, 2014, 57 minutes)
English
Directors: Rachel Eskin Fisher and Rachel Nierenberg Pasternak
Sunday, November 2, at 1:00 p.m.
Panel:
Prof. Clement Price, director, Center for Race, Ethnicity and the Modern Experience, Rutgers-Newark
Rabbi Bennett Miller, Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple
Tuesday, November 4, at 2:30 p.m.
Special guests:
Deborah Prinz, daughter ofJoachim Prinz, and
Rachel Pasternak, director

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THE STURGEON QUEENS
(USA, 2014, 52 minutes)
English
Director: Julie Cohen
Sunday, November 2, at 2:30 p.m.
Special guest: Julie Cohen, director, producer, and writer

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United States Premiere
THE ART DEALER
(France, 2014, 95 minutes)
French with English subtitles
Director: Fran├žois Margolin
Sunday, November 2, at 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Dr. Brigette Sion, expert in looted art and restitution
Saturday, November 8, at 9:30 p.m.

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LITTLE WHITE LIE
(USA, 2014, 65 minutes)
English
Director: Lacey Schwartz
Sunday, November 2, at 4:30 p.m.
Special guest: Lacey Schwartz, director
Tuesday, November 4, at 4:30 p.m.
Special guest: Lacey Schwartz, director (via Skype)

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New Jersey Premiere
GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM
(France/Germany/Israel, 2014, 115 minutes)
Hebrew and French with English subtitles
Directors: Ronit Elkabetz & Shlomi Elkabetz
Sunday, November 2, at 7:00 p.m.
Speaker: Suzanne Last Stone, Professor of Law, Cardozo Law School, Yeshiva University

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BEFORE THE REVOLUTION
(Israel, 2013, 60 minutes)
Hebrew with English subtitles
Director: Dan Shadur
Tuesday, November 4, at 7:30 p.m.
Special Guest: Dan Shadur, director

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HUNTING ELEPHANTS
(Israel, 2013, 107 minutes)
English and Hebrew with English subtitles Director: Reshef Levi
Saturday, November 8, at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 9, at 2:00 p.m.

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SNEAK PREVIEW - NEW FILM
Special opportunity to see a new film before
it is released to the public!
“A delicious journey into the heart of American Jewish Nostalgia.”
Sunday, November 9, at Noon
Special Guest: Film Director
Film running time: 91 minutes

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New Jersey Premiere
THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER
(USA, 2014, 96 minutes)
English
Director: William Gazecki
Thursday, October 30, at 1:00 p.m.
Directors: Sue and Lloyd Ecker via Skype
Sunday, November 9, at 2:30 p.m.

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CLOSING NIGHT
THE GREEN PRINCE
(UK/Germany/Israel, 2014, 101 minutes)
English and Hebrew with English subtitles
Director: Nadav Schirman
Sunday, November 9, at 7:00 p.m.
Director Invited

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For the complete schedule and descriptions, click here.
WHERE: The Regal Cinema Commerce Center, 2399 US 1 South, North Brunswick, NJ
For Directions: (732) 940-8361

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Film Festival Phone: (848) 932-4166
Advance purchase is strongly recommended as many screenings sell out.