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Make it a special Movie Night!

One of the largest and most respected Jewish film festivals in North America, the Washington Jewish Film Festival (WJFF) is an international exhibition of cinema that celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture and experience through the moving image. The WJFF is going into its 30th year.

A selection of excellent movies. Some of them German with English subtitles:

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Rabbit

Flawless

Available December 3-10

Three 17-year-old girls navigate the daily indignities of high school using razor-sharp wit to shield their vulnerabilities. Envious of their picture-perfect popular classmates, the trio make a secret pact to raise the funds for cosmetic surgery and prom dresses.

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Available December 3-10

Caroline Link (Nowhere in Africa) adapts Judith Kerr’s bestselling children’s novel about a nine-year-old girl’s coming of age during Hitler’s rise to power.

Winter Lenka

Winter Journey

Available December 3-10

Martin Goldsmith never knew what happened to his parents before they escaped from Germany in 1941. Over a weekend, as he confronts his father, we are brought back to the complex and confusing 1930s when the parents were young musicians.

Rental includes a moderated conversation with film subject Martin Goldsmith on Tuesday, December 8, 7:00 PM

Lenka Lichtenberg: The Thieves of Dreams Preview

“Breathtakingly beautiful”- Moors Magazine, The Netherlands

Intimate, intense poetry written by the artist’s grandmother in WWII concentration camp Theresienstadt, is brought to life through music and spoken word.

Learn more about the Film Festival: https://www.jxjdc.org/

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