Boston Jewish Film Festival

The Boston Jewish Film Festival has been a destination for international award-winning films on Jewish topics and themes since 1988. The Festival has welcomed hundreds of thousands of filmgoers and guests from around the world for screenings and conversations. The annual November festival now presents more than 60 screenings at venues throughout Greater Boston.

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Wednesday, November 6

Boston Jewish Film Festival Opening Night! Followed by a conversation with star Justin Long and director Daniel Schechter.

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Thursday, November 7

After being critically injured in a military operation, a young IDF soldier clings to life, while his family and friends hold vigil in his hospital room.

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Friday, November 8

Followed by a conversation with director Ramy Katz.

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Sunday, November 10

In this German dark comedy, Ms. Stern, a 90-year old Holocaust survivor, wants to end her own life, but life has other plans for her.

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Sunday, November 10

Followed by a conversation with Tovah Feldshuh and the film's producer, David Fishelson.

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Monday, November 11

16 Brooklyn high school students and 8 Holocaust survivors use drama therapy to perform a theater piece based on the survivors’ stories.

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Monday, November 11

An original, provocative film that challenges audiences to consider their own limits when thinking about justice.

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Tuesday, November 12

While on their honeymoon in Poland, a young Jewish Parisian couple decide to connect with their roots.

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Wednesday, November 13

Comedian H. Alan Scott is gay, a former Mormon, cancer survivor, has recently converted to Judaism and at age 34 is preparing for his bar mitzvah.

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Weds & Thurs, November 13 & 14

The Midfest screening of the Boston Jewish Film Festival, followed by a conversation with writer Rachel Sharansky Danziger (Natan Sharansky's daughter), moderated by William Novak.

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Thursday, November 14

Three Israeli soldiers are sent on a routine mission to navigate a desert but unexplained events turn the soldiers’ journey into a dark and disturbing fight for survival.

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