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ACROSS THE WATERS – presented by the TCJ Film Festival

October 23, 2018


A musician and his family make a frantic escape from Nazi-occupied Denmark, in this white-knuckled Danish drama. Enjoying the nightlife in 1943 Copenhagen, jazz guitarist Arne Itkin initially dismisses his wife Miriam’s concerns about rumors of the round-up and deportation of Danish Jews. A night raid, however, forces the couple to flee with their young son to the fishing village of Gilleleje, where refugees await passage to Sweden by boat. As the Gestapo and Danish collaborators close in, the family…

WHO WILL WRITE OUR HISTORY – presented by the TCJ Film Festival

October 24, 2018


In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Led by historian Emanuel Ringelblum and known by the code name Oyneg Shabes, this clandestine group vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda not with guns or fists but with pen and paper. For the first time, their story is told as a feature documentary that includes new interviews, rarely seen footage and…

SHOELACES – presented by the TCJ Film Festival

October 25, 2018


The story of a complicated relationship between an aging father and his special needs, adult son, whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy. Reuben’s kidneys are failing and his son, Gadi wants to donate one of his own kidney’s to help save his father’s life. However, the transplant committee objects claiming that Rueben, acting as Gadi’s sole legal guardian, does not have the right to authorize such an invasive procedure. Directed by Yaakov Goldwasser | Israel, 2018…

DOUBTFUL – presented by the TCJ Film Festival

October 27, 2018


Inspired by real events, an emotionally scarred writer is sent to teach a group of juvenile delinquents in a small Israeli town, where he discovers a talent for encouraging his students to express themselves through filmmaking and forms a special bond with one troubled teen. Directed by Eliran Elya | Israel, 2017 | Hebrew with English subtitles | 88 minutes Suggested Ages: 18+ (language)