FilmFest

Cleveland Jewish FilmFest 

The 2014 Cleveland Jewish FIlmFest was a huge success, with record-breaking attendance!  Thank you to the foundations, businesses, sponsors and donors who provided invaluable support.  Thank you also to our dedicated and talented FilmFest Committee Members.  Most importantly, we would not be able to offer such a fabulous event without the incredible support we have received from our amazing audiences.  Please join us for a FilmFest encore screening:

Best of the Fest 
SUKKAH CITY
When: Sunday,
Sept 28, 2 pm
Where: Mandel JCC
Fee: $6 members; $8 community

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Below are the films we screened at the 2014 FilmFest.  Please continue to visit this site for FilmFest 2015 updates.

Opening Night: The Third Half
Thurs, Sept 4 / 7 pm / Shaker Square Cinemas

Director: Darko Mitrevski • Macedonia, 2012, 113 minutes • Bulgarian/English/German /Ladino/ Macedonian with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $15

Above and Beyond
Fri, Sept 5 / 11 am / Cedar Lee Theatre AND

Wed Sept 10 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Roberta Grossman • USA , 2014, 86 minutes • English • Documentary
Fee: $8

Kidon
Fri, Sept 5 / 1:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND

Thur Sept 11 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Emmanuel Naccache • France/Israel, 2014, 97 minutes • English/French/Hebrew with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $8

Aftermath
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Sat, Sept 6 / 9:15 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Władysław Pasikowski • Poland, 2013, 107 minutes • Polish with subtitles • Drama

Fee: $10

Sturgeon Queens
Sun, Sept 7 / 10:30 am / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Julie Cohen • USA,  2014, 52 minutes • English • Documentary
Fee: $8

Zaytoun
Sun, Sept 7 / 1 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND
Teen Screen Thu Sept 11 / 6 pm / Siegal Building Auditorium
Director: Eran Riklis • France/Israel/United Kingdom, 2013, 110 minutes • Arabic/English/Hebrew with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $8

Shorts Program at Cedar Lee
Sun, Sept 7 / 3:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND Thu Sept 11 / 11 am / Cedar Lee Theatre

Films include:

  • Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion
  • Kiddush Man
  • Reporting on the Times: The New York Times and The Holocaust
  • Audition
  • A Trip to Prague
  • Broken Branches
  • The Kiss
  • Shlomo Pussycat

24 Days
Sun, Sept 7 / 7 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Alexandre Arcady • France, 2014, 110 minutes • French with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $10

Mamele
Mon, Sept 8 / 11 am / Cedar Lee Theatre

Directors: Joseph Green & Konrad Tom • Poland, 1938, 97 minutes • Yiddish with subtitles • Drama
Newly restored & with new English subtitles by The National Center for Jewish Film
Fee: $8 

The Green Prince
Mon, Sept 8 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Nadav Schirman • Germany / USA / Great Britain / Israel, 2013, 99 minutes • English • Documentary
Fee: $10

50 Children 
Tues, Sept 9 / 1:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre AND
Sun Sept 14 / 2 pm / Parma Library (Free)
Director: Steven Pressman • USA, 2013, 62 minutes, English • Documentary
Fee: $8

Cupcakes
Tues, Sept 9 / 4 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Eytan Fox • France / Israel, 2013, 90 minutes • Hebrew with subtitles • Comedy/Drama
Fee: $8 

Run Boy Run
Tues, Sept 9 / 7:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Pepe Danquart • France / Germany, 2013, 108 minutes • German / Polish / Russian with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $10

Operation Sunflower
Wed, Sept 10 / 1:30 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Avraham Kushnir • Israel, 2013, 105 minutes • Hebrew with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $8 

For A Woman
Thur, Sept 11 / 4 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre

Director: Diane Kurys • France, 2013, 110 minutes • French with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $8

Transit
Sat, Sept 13 / 9:15 pm / Solon Digiplex

Director: Hannah Espia • Philippines, 2013, 93 minutes • Tagalog / Hebrew with subtitles • Drama
Fee: $10

The Outrageous Sophie Tucker
Sun Sept 14 / 11 am / Mandel JCC
Director: William Gazecki • USA • 2014 • 96 minutes • English • Documentary
Fee: $8
 

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