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Miami Jewish Film Festival 2019

  • 14 Jan 2019
  • 7:00 PM
  • 23 Jan 2019
  • 10:30 PM
  • Miami Beach Cinematheque at Historic City Hall, 1130 Washington Ave, South Beach
  • 60


MON JAN 14-WED JAN 23, 2019

Miami Jewish Film Festival


Festival Schedule at MBC:

MON, JAN 14, 7p:

THE WALDHEIM WALTZ
Austria’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, this timely documentary revisits the chilling case of Kurt Waldheim, the former United Nations Secretary-General who faced serious allegations surrounding his Nazi military exploits during WWII.

LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: MON, JAN 14, 7p


TUE, JAN 15, 7p:
WEREWOLF
An astounding World War Il-set drama centering on eight children who have just survived a concentration camp and find themselves in an abandoned orphanage deep in the forest surrounded and preyed upon by a pack of wolfhounds.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: 
TUE, JAN 15, 7p


TUE, JAN 15, 9p:
CARL LAEMMLE
A remarkably insightful look at the extraordinary life of Carl Laemmle, who founded Universal Pictures, produced over 400 films, and helped rescue more than 300 Jewish families from Nazi Germany.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: TUE, JAN 15, 9p


WED, JAN 16, 7p:
THE CITY WITHOUT JEWS
This startlingly prescient silent film chillingly imagines — and disturbingly prophesied — the consequences as a city succumbs to intolerance and expels its Jewish population. Featuring a live musical accompaniment of a newly-commissioned score.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: WED, JAN 16, 7p


THU, JAN 17, 7p:
THE BARN
Co-produced by Nancy Spielberg and Rachel Kastner, this captivating and achingly honest film captures a reunion 70 years in the making between a Holocaust survivor and his savior as they share a journey of memory and rediscovery.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: THU, JAN 17, 7p

THU, JAN 17, 9p:

MIA
In this quietly stirring, wildly impressive, and exquisitely photographed drama, a Tel Aviv dancer seeks refuge in New York City after an injury ends her career.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: THU, JAN 17, 9p


SAT, JAN 19, 9p:
CELLFISH
The life and work of renowned Israeli artist Shelly Federman is told through 30 years of artwork and materials that captures the radiance of this enigmatic and colorful artist and her search for meaning and creative expression.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: SAT, JAN 19, 9p


MON, JAN 21, 7p:

JUPITER’S MOON
Winner of the Best Film Award at SITGES and Best Director Award at Fantastic Fest, Jupiter’s Moon steps over and through genres in giant leaps and inspires wonder in this magic realist action-packed tale about a refugee who mysteriously discovers he can fly.

LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS:
MON, JAN 21, 7p

MON, JAN 21, 9p:
LEONA
This intimate, insightful, and moving film tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: MON JAN 21, 9p


TUE, JAN 22, 7p:
ANATOMY OF A TRIAL
This critically acclaimed documentary sheds new light on Oskar Gréning, oneof the last surviving members of the SS to be implicated in Nazi crimes against humanity, and constructs a stark reminder that those who forget history are doomed to repeat it.
LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: TUE, JAN 22, 7p


WED, JAN 23, 7p:

LETO
In Russian Jewish filmmaker Kirill Serebrennikov’s wild, whirling, and immersive ode to Leningrad’s 1980s rock scene, the bonding power of musicianship is explored by centering on the friendly rivalry — in love and music — of two real-life artists.

LINK TO ADVANCE TICKETS: WED, JAN 23, 7p


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