Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Meet the Filmmakers and Guest Speakers @ RUTGERS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL 2022









Join Us for Post-Film Discussions with Filmmakers, Scholars, and Special Guests at the Regal Cinema!


Click here to purchase film tickets.


*Advance Ticket Purchase Recommended, as Screenings Sell Out Prior to Festival*



Cinema Sabaya

October 30, 1:00 p.m.

Daniel Susz, Israel Office of Cultural Affairs, Consulate General of Israel, New York



Love and Mazel Tov

October 30, 3:15 p.m.

Markus Krah, Executive Director, Leo Baeck Institute; Author of American Jewry and the Re-Invention of the East European Jewish Past



Where Life Begins

November 1, 2:00 p.m.

Ayala Fader, Fordham University; Author of Hidden Heretics: Jewish Doubt in the Digital Age



Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song

November 1, 7:00 p.m.

Marcia Pally, New York University; Author of From This Broken Hill I Sing to You: God, Sex, and Politics in the Work of Leonard Cohen



March 1968

November 3, 7:00 p.m.


Krzysztof Lang, Filmmaker; His feature films include Weaker Sex (2015) and Lullaby Killer (2017).



Dead Sea Guardians

November 6, 1:00 p.m.

Ido Glass, Documentary Filmmaker; His films include Open Ward (2016) and Shifting Sands (2016).



How Saba Kept Singing

November 6, 3:30 p.m., Sold Out;

*6:30 p.m. Screening Still Available*

Q&A and Musical Performance

Avi Wisnia, grandson of David “Saba” Wisnia, is an award-winning singer-songwriter, whose newest studio album, Catching Leaves, is due out next month.



For full speaker bios, click here.