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Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel
Heading Home charts the underdog journey of Israel’s national baseball team competing for the first time in the World Baseball Classic. After years of defeat, Team Israel finally ranks among the world’s best in 2017 with a line-up that included several Jewish American Major League players—Ike Davis, Josh Zeid and Ryan Lavarnway—most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism, and never having set foot in Israel. Their odyssey takes them to Seoul where they must debunk their has-been, wannabe reputations. The team does much soul-searching, discovering the pride of representing Israel on the world stage. Post screening discussion with director, Seth Kramer.
WHEN: Sunday, October 7, 7:00pm WHERE: Maurice Levin Theater, JCC Metrowest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange TICKETS: General Admission: $15, Senior/Student: $13, NJJFF ’19 Sponsors: Free 973-530-3417 Get Tickets
Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, 93Queen follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in New York City. With unprecedented and insider access, 93Queen offers a unique portrayal of a group of religious women who are taking matters into their own hands to change their own community from within.
WHEN: Friday, October 26, 10:30am TICKETS: General Admission: $13, NJJFF ’19 Sponsors: Free 973-530-3417 Get Tickets
Set in the politically fraught autumn of 1936, this mystery follows hard-boiled reporter Zsigmond Gordon as he probes the murder of a young prostitute. Against the backdrop of the funeral of a fascist-leaning Hungarian prime minister, Gordon follows clues that take him into the city’s underbelly—a world of pornography and fixers, boxers and brothels, powerful crime syndicates, and secret Communist cells—and all the way to the highest echelons of power.
WHEN: Saturday, November 3, 8:00pm TICKETS: General Admission: $15, Senior/Student: $13, NJJFF ’19 Sponsors: Free 973-530-3417 Get Tickets