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Opening Night: The Last Mentsch

Date: October 8, 2015Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location:  Shaker Square Cinemas

Director: Pierre-Henry Salfati • Germany • 2014 • German with English subtitles • 93 min

Having spent a lifetime concealing his Jewish identity, an aging German 
Holocaust survivor struggles to reconcile his past. With no synagogue, Jewish friends or family, the hardened old man has so effectively created a new identity that, when faced with his own mortality, he finds the rabbis refusing his appeal to be buried in a Jewish cemetery. Determined to return to his birthplace to establish his ancestry, Marcus enlists the help of a brash, troubled Turkish woman. The unlikely duo sets out on an unforgettable road trip.

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Sponsor: Anat & Saul Nurko / Popcorn and drinks courtesy of Andria & Darrell Young / Ice cream reception generously provided by Mitchell's follows screening.

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