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The 2017 Nashville Jewish Film Festival Season!

OPENING NIGHT!
Tuesday, October 17
Hosted by the Gordon JCC and The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom

LOVING HENRI at 7:30pm at the Belcourt Theatre – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUESTS: Robert Allan Black, Director, & David Haspel, Producer
Documentary
Dir. Robert Allan Black
USA, Czech Republic, Austraila, Poland  2016
110 minutes
In English

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Thursday, October 19 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by NowGen Nashville and West End Synagogue
HARMONIA – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUEST: Cantor Sarah Levine, West End Synagogue
For Mature Audiences
Dir. Ori Sivan
Israel, 2016
97 minutes
In Hebrew with English subtitles

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Saturday, October 21 at 7pm at the AMC Bellevue 12
Hosted by Congregation Micah
Bye Bye Germany
Dir. Sam Garbarski
Germany, Luxembourg, Belgium, 2017
102 minutes
In German & English with subtitles

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Saturday, October 21 at 9pm at the AMC Bellevue 12
Hosted by PJ Library Parents
THE 90 MINUTE WAR
Dir. Eyal Halfon
Israel, Germany, Portugal, 2016
90 minutes
In Hebrew, Arabic, Portuguese, & English with subtitles

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Monday, October 23 at 12:15pm at the Belcourt
Hosted by Women of the W.E.L.L., The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom
Monday Matinee
THE WOMEN’S BALCONY – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUEST: Rabbi Shana Mackler, The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom
Dir. Emil Ben-Shimon
Israel, 2017
96 minutes
In Hebrew with subtitles

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Tuesday, October 24 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by The Akiva School and The Nashville Jewish Religious Schools
Family Screening – suitable for Grades 5 & up
FANNY’S JOURNEY – BUY TICKETS
Dir. Lola Doillon
France, Belgium, 2016
94 minutes
In French with subtitles

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Thursday, October 26 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by the National Council of Jewish Women, Nashville Section
THE HISTORY OF LOVE – BUY TICKETS
For Mature Audiences
Dir. Radu Mihaileanu
France, Canada, USA, Romania, 2016
134 minutes
In English & Yiddish with subtitles

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Saturday, October 28 at 7pm at the AMC Bellevue 12
Hosted by Nashville Hadassah
THE KIND WORDS
For Mature Audiences
Dir. Shemi Zarhin
Israel, Canada, 2015
118 minutes
In French & Hebrew with subtitles

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Monday, October 30 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by B’nai B’rith Social Club
COMPARED TO WHAT: THE IMPROBABLE JOURNEY OF BARNEY FRANK – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUESTS: Sheila Canavan and Michael Chandler, Directors
Documentary
Dir. Sheila Canavan & Michael Chandler
USA, 2015
87 minutes
In English

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Wednesday, November 1 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by the B’nai B’rith Maimonides Lodge & Congregation Beit Tefilah Chabad 
KEEP QUIET – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUEST: Shaul Kelner, Associate Professor of Sociology and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University
Dirs: Sam Blair & Joe Martin
UK, Hungary, 2016
90 minutes
In Hungarian, German, & English with subtitles

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Thursday, November 2 at 12:15pm at the Gordon JCC
Hosted by the Gordon JCC Senior Programs
Thursday Matinee
SCANDAL IN IVANSK
SPECIAL GUEST: Steven D. Reece, founder and CEO, The Matzevah Foundation
Documentary
Dir. David Blumenfeld & Ami Drozd
Israel, Poland 2017
78 minutes
In English

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Thursday, November 2 at 7pm at the Belcourt
Hosted by Next Dor, The Temple, Congregation Ohabai Sholom & Sherith Israel
BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUEST: H. Beecher Hicks III, President and CEO, National Museum of African American Music
Documentary
Dir. Robert Philipson
USA, 2016
58 minutes
In English

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Tuesday, November 7 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by the Nashville Kosher Hot Chicken Festival
BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY –BUY TICKETS
For Mature Audiences
Documentary
Dir. Alexandra Dean
USA, 2017
86 minutes
In English

View a clip here showcasing Hedy’s relationship with Howard Hughes…

No Trailer Available. For more information please visit the film’s Official Site

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Thursday, November 9 at 7pm at the Belcourt Theatre
Hosted by the Vanderbilt University Holocaust Lecture Series
Holocaust Lecture Series (HLS)— Founded in 1977 and now the longest running series at any American university, the HLS is run by the university chaplain and the Office of Religious Life, in collaboration with Vanderbilt Hillel. A diverse committee of students, faculty, staff, and the wider community work to promote continuing education and conversation on the Shoah and other instances of genocide, their lasting effects, and how we can continue to honor the memory of their victims. HLS has brought to campus notable figures such as Elie Wiesel, Simon Wiesenthal, and Deborah Lipstadt, among many others, to address themes including ethics, resistance, law, gender, art, and memory.

MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE – BUY TICKETS
SPECIAL GUESTS: Ari Dubin, Executive Director, Vanderbilt University Hillel & Rev. Mark Forrester, Vanderbilt University Chaplain, Director of Religious Life
Dir. Trevor Graham
Australia, Germany, USA, France, 2016
95 minutes
In English

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CLOSING NIGHT DELI DINNER
Saturday, November 11 at 6:30pm at the Gordon JCC
Hosted by the Gordon JCC
THE EXCEPTION film begins at 8:00pm
For Mature Audiences
Dir. David Leveaux
USA, UK, 2016
107 minutes
In English