As the filmclub in June and July was a success we are extending it to the month of August. In order not to conflict with Rabbi Schlesinger’s Torah and Talmud class on Thursdays the movies will be shown on Wednesday nights. The starting time remains 7:30 PM. As we had to postpone the showing of Walk in Water in July we will start August series off with that movie. Here is the full schedule for August.
- August 6: Walk on Water
(2004) [Rated R] (103 minutes)
(In Hebrew, German, Arabic with English subtitles)
Following the suicide of his wife, an Israeli intelligence agent is assigned to befriend the grandchildren of a Nazi war criminal.
- August 13: Edges of the Lord
(2001) [Rated R] (95 minutes)
A 12-year-old Jewish boy (Haley Joel Osment) hides with a family of Catholic peasant farmers to escape the Nazis. Also starring Willem Dafoe as a priest.
- August 20: Monsieur Ibrahim
(2003) [Rated R] (95 minutes)
(In French, with English subtitles)
In Paris, a Turkish shop owner (Omar Sharif) befriends a Jewish boy in his mid-teens. He gives paternal love and teaches the knowledge of the Koran to the boy, receiving in return love and respect.
- August 27: Keeping Up With the Steins
(2006) [Rated PG13] (99 minutes)
This comedy is the story of a 13-year-old boy who uses his upcoming bar mitzvah to reconcile the strained relationship between his father and grandfather.