FIlmFest

Save the date for the next FilmFest September 4 - 14 2014



Click here to see Spring 2014 films

Cleveland Jewish FilmFest 2013 was a HUGE success!  
Thank you to:

•  Our amazing audiences who attended so many screenings.
•  Our outstanding FilmFest committee for finding so many memorable films. 
•  Our generous sponsors for their invaluable support.

•  Our many volunteers whose assistance was invaluable.
•  Our co-chairs, Anat Nurko & Sally Sears, for their dedicated leadership.

 Deborah Bobrow for all of her work to make this year's FilmFest the best ever!

 

Below are the 2013 films we screened. Stay tuned to this page for FilmFest updates about our 2014 lineup of films.
Click on each film below for more information
Click here to read Plain Dealer film critic Clint O'Connor's story on the FilmFest.
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Life In Stills Encore Presentation
Wed Oct 30 / 7:30 pm / Mandel JCC
Director: Tamar Tal • Israel, Hebrew, 2011, 60 minutes • Documentary Film
Fee: $6
Click here for ticket info

 

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Opening Night: The Zigzag Kid
Thur Oct 3 / 7 pm / Shaker Square Cinemas
Director: Vincent Bal • Netherlands, Dutch & English, 2012, 95 minutes

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Sukkah City

Fri October 4 / 1 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Jason Hutt • United States, English, 2013, 67 minutes • Documentary

View a trailer for Sukkah City

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Closed Season
Sat October 5 / 9 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Franziska Schlotterer • Germany & Israel, German, 2012, 104 minutes, Subtitles

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The Jewish Cardinal 
Sun October 6 / 1 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Ilan Duran Cohen • France, French, 2012, 90 minutes, Subtitles

 

 

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Broadway Musicals, a Jewish Legacy  
Sun October 6 / 4 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Michael Kantor • USA, 2012, 90 minutes

 

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Melting Away
Sun October 6 / 7 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND
Wed October 9 / 4 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Billy Ben-Moshe • Israel, Hebrew, 2011, 86 minutes, 
Subtitles

 

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Numbered
Mon October 7 / 2 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND
Sun October 13 / 2 pm / Mandel JCC
Directors: Dana Doron & Uriel Sinai • Israel, Hebrew, 2012, 55 minutes, 
Subtitles

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Film Shorts Program
Mon October 7 / 5 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND
Thurs October 10 / 2 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre, many with 
Subtitles

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Ballad of the Weeping Spring
Mon October 7 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Benny Torati • Israel, Hebrew, 2012, 105 minutes, 
Subtitles



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Epilogue
Tue October 8 / 4 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Amir Manor • Israel, Hebrew, 2012, 96 minutes, 
Subtitles

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My Australia
Tue October 8 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Directors: Ami Drozd • Poland & Israel, Polish & Hebrew, 2011, 97 minutes, 
Subtitles

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Life in Stills
Wed October 9 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Tamar Tal • Israel, Hebrew, 2011, 60 minutes, 
Subtitles

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By Summers End
Thu October 10 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Noa Aharoni • Israel, Hebrew, 2011, 95 minutes, 
Subtitles

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In the Shadow
Sat October 12 / 9 pm / Solon Cinemas
Director: David Ondricek • Czech Republic, Czech, Polish & German, 2012, 106 minutes,

Subtitles


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The World is Funny
Sun October 13 / 7 pm / Shaker Square
Director: Shemi Zarhin • Israel, Hebrew, 2012, 122 minutes, 
Subtitles

 

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SPECIAL TEEN SCREEN
The Zigzag Kid

Mon October 14 / 6 pm / Fairmount Temple
Director: Vincent Bal • Netherlands, Dutch & English, 2012, 95 minutes, 
Subtitles

FilmFest Sponsors:
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