Jewish Film Series
Jewish film series
We are proud to be screening some of the most popular films of the past season.
“1945” - (Part of our Welcome Back Open House Event) On a summer day in 1945, an Orthodox man and his grown son return to a village in Hungary while the villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk's son. The townspeople - suspicious, remorseful, fearful, and cunning expect the worst and behave accordingly. The town clerk fears the men may be heirs of the village's deported Jews and expects them to demand their illegally acquired property back.
Sunday, September 16, 2018 (1:00 pm) FREE TO MEMBERS Guests - $3
“Jerry Lewis— The Man Behind The Clown”- Dinner and Movie For nearly six decades, the gifted comedian and actor Jerry Lewis had audiences laughing with his visual gags, pantomime sketches, and signature slapstick humor. Yet Lewis was far more than just a clown. He was also a revolutionary filmmaker whose voracious curiosity led him to write, produce, stage and direct many of the films he appeared in.
Monday, November 5, 2018 at (6:30 pm) - Members $8 Guests - $10
“The Last Laugh” - Chinese Food & Film Comics, actors, filmmakers and concentration camp survivors discuss the ramifications and ethical dilemmas of using the Holocaust as a topic for humor. Chinese food, lunch included
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 (11:00 am) Members - $8 Guests - $10
“Humor Me” - BRUNCH & FILM - (Part of our Arts Brunch Series) An aging father refuses to engage emotionally with his son, who is desperate for approval.
Sunday, March 24, 2019 (11:30 am) BRUNCH INCLUDED Members $5 Guests $8
“The Hedy Lamarr Story” - DINNER & MOVIE - Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr fled an oppressive marriage to create a name for herself as one of Hollywood's top leading ladies in the 1940s. Behind the glamour and sex appeal, though, was a talented and inquisitive inventor who created a radio system that is now considered the basis of Bluetooth technology.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 (6:30 pm) Members - $8 Guests - $10