Cleveland Jewish FilmFest – 25 Unforgettable Films

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25 International Must-See Films
September 4-14

The Mandel JCC’s eighth annual Cleveland Jewish FilmFest kicks off September 4th with an exciting lineup of 25 international films and special events for all ages. These outstanding films will screen at local theaters and venues including Shaker Square and Cedar Lee Cinemas.

Tickets Now On Sale!
Tickets range from $8 to $15. For complete details, scroll down to the bottom of the email.
To purchase tickets online click here.
To download the brochure click here.

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

 

 

Sturgeon Queens
Sun, Sept 7  • 10:30 am  • Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Julie Cohen • USA,  2014, 52 minutes • English • Documentary

 

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

 

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
  • Shlomo Pussycat
24 Days
Sun, Sept 7 / 7 pm / Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Alexandre Arcady • France, 2014, 110 minutes • French with subtitles • Drama

 

Mamele
Mon, Sept 8  • 11 am  • Cedar Lee Theatre
Directors: Joseph Green & Konrad Tom • Poland, 1938, 97 minutes • Yiddish with subtitles • Drama

 

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

 

50 Children 
Tue, 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

 

 

Cupcakes
Tues, Sept 9  • 4 pm  • Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Eytan Fox • France / Israel, 2013, 90 minutes • Hebrew with subtitles • Comedy/Drama
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

 

Operation Sunflower
Wed, Sept 10  • 1:30 pm  • Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Avraham Kushnir • Israel, 2013, 105 minutes • Hebrew with subtitles • Drama

 

For A Woman
Thur, Sept 11  • 4 pm  • Cedar Lee Theatre
Director: Diane Kurys • France, 2013, 110 minutes • French with subtitles • Drama

 

Transit
Sat, Sept 13  • 9:15 pm  • Solon Digiplex
Director: Hannah Espia • Philippines, 2013, 93 minutes • Tagalog / Hebrew with subtitles • Drama

 

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

 

 

FilmFest Tickets:

  • Opening Night Film & Reception: $15
  • Evening Films $10
  • Matinee Films $8
  • Teen Screen FREE
  • 50 Children showing at the Parma Library – Free

Get Your Tickets TODAY!

  • Online – click here (handling fee will be added)
  • Mandel JCC membership desk (No ticket sales on Saturdays)
  • At theater on day of show (Tickets will go on sale, if available, 45 minutes before each show. Ticket holders who arrive late are not guaranteed seating.)

All sales are FINAL. No refunds or exchanges. Schedule, films and speakers subject to change.

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