UKJF at CCA Glasgow
Based on celebrated director/writer David Bezmozgis’s short story this is a heartfelt coming-of-age drama, which explores first love as well as the conflicted Jewish immigrant experience.
“Bezmozgis draws us in as if we were eavesdropping on a secret world. The movie succeeds because of its haunting lead performances.” The Toronto Star
23 August, CCA Glasgow
UKJF at JW3
We are thrilled to bring you this funny English gem!
An old Jewish baker’s failing business gets an unexpected boost when his young Muslim apprentice, also a cannabis dealer, drops a load of dope in the dough. Suddenly the customers can’t get enough of his bread. Starring a host of British film and theatre luminaries, led by Jonathan Pryce, Pauline Collins, and Ian Hart.
20 – 24 August, JW3
UKJF at JW3
Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson play a married German couple, who, following the death of their only son in the war, start writing postcards to urge people to take a stand against Hitler and the Nazi regime. Deftly directed by French actor and filmmaker Vincent Perez and co-starring Daniel Brühl (Woman in Gold, Rush), this gripping and stylish drama portrays a devastating and singular act of courage.
27-31 August, JW3
The Festival this year will run from 9 – 26 November.
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