Thursday, September 5, 2019

3 NJJFF Festival Favorites Screenings (for FREE)! MARK YOUR CALENDARS!

In honor of our 20th Anniversary, we are proud to present three film festival favorites pulled from our reel archives  (for free)!

Live and Become
{Originally screened during the 6th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival}
Year: 2005 • Run time: 140 minutes
Languages: French, Amharic, Hebrew with English subtitles

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 11:30AM
JCC Metrowest, 760 Northfield Ave., West Orange
French drama about an Ethiopian Christian boy who disguises himself as an Ethiopian Jew to escape famine and emigrates to Israel.

Late Marriage
{Originally screened during the 2nd Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival}
Year: 2001 • Run time: 102 minutes
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 12:30PM

The Israeli film centers on Zaza, the 31-year-old child of tradition-minded Georgian Jewish immigrants who are anxiously trying to arrange a marriage for him.

Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent
{Originally screened during the 14th Annual New Jersey Jewish Film Festival}
Year: 2014 • Run time: 50 minutes

WHEN: Monday, January 20, 1:30PM

The documentary, a film about the power of a voice for justice, tells the Rabbi Joachim Prinz story and puts it into context for contemporary audiences, employing archival footage and photos as well as interviews with family and friends, scholars, and civil rights leaders.

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