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A Marvelous Afternoon with Temple of Aaron

August 25, 2019

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Join Temple of Aaron for its 7th Annual Celebrity Event featuring stars from the hit show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Rachel Brosnahan and Kevin Pollack will share exciting stories and insight into the award-winning series. Hear about their careers and enjoy an incredible afternoon with the duo. VIP Meet and Greet opportunities available through the Temple of Aaron by emailing [email protected] Tickets availble through the O’Shaunessey website.

NextGen Thursday Thrifting at PRISM

August 29, 2019

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Introducing a new ongoing volunteer opportunity! Starting January 31st, NextGen volunteers will be helping PRISM Food Shelf and Thrift Shop curate and process its thrift shop donations the last Thursday of every month from 5-7 p.m. This event is open to anyone ages 21-36 regardless of prior experience with NextGen. After the event, those who are interested can re-convene for happy hour at a local watering hole. Bring your self and your keen eye for fashion and quality goods. If…

TCJFF Opening Night: Back to Marcanã

September 14, 2019

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Opening Night of the 25th annual Twin Cities Film Festival! The only thing more important in life than family is soccer. Roberto (40), divorced with a failing business, his son Itay (11), a spoiled child that snubs his father and despises soccer, and the grandfather Samuel (76),  an enthusiastic soccer fan that recently found out he doesn’t have much time to live, depart spontaneously to the World Cup Games in Brazil – their former homeland. Their unplanned trip turns into…

TCJFF: Black Honey – The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzkever

September 15, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th annual Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival. As long as Abraham Sutzkever lived, he wouldn’t let a film about his life be made. Today, eight years after his passing, Black Honey tells the incredible story of the greatest Yiddish poet of modern times. The man who led the Paper Brigade underground movement that saved Jewish manuscripts from the Nazis, survived the WWII due to Stalin sending him a private rescue plane, testified in the Nuremberg…

TCJFF: ‘The Museum’

September 15, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th annual Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival.

TCJFF: King Bibi

September 16, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th annual Twin Cities Film Festival! Twenty years before the spectacle of Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu already understood the political benefits of a toxic relationship with the media, and direct communication with the public. King Bibi explores Netanyahus rise to power, relying solely on archival footage of his media performances over the years: from his days as a popular guest expert on American TV, through his public confession of adultery, and his mastery of the…

TCJFF: Shorts Night

September 19, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival. Limited only by their runtime, short films transcend traditional storytelling and are an important part of cinema, storytelling, and culture. Our Shorts Night offers an  extraordinary evening featuring six short films ranging from a narrative drama, to a crime documentary, to a thriller. Films include Black Hat, The Driver is Red, Oshri, Almost Liam, R4CH43L, and The Fiddle. The Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival Shorts Night has something…

TCJFF: The Keeper

September 21, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival. The incredible true story of Bert Trautmann, a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon. His signing causes outrage to thousands of fans, many of them Jewish. But Bert receives support from an unexpected direction: Rabbi Alexander Altmann, who fled the Nazis. Berts…

TCJFF: The Humorist

September 22, 2019

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Presented as part of the 25th Annual Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival. The year is 1984, and Boris Arkadiev, a fictional Soviet stand-up comedian, is unraveling under the weight of fame, censorship, KGB “patronage,” and his own insecurities. Boris is tormented not only by external oppression and censorship but also by his own insecurities that poison all his relationships. Finally, the comedian snaps and – armed with the exotic American notion of “insult humor” – takes his revenge. Directed by…