Education: Hackney Roots


Targeted at schools and youth groups, our film based, intergenerational pilot project Hackney Roots aims to explore representations of Jewish identity and celebrate Jewish heritage.

Launched in autumn 2013, Hackney Roots is an innovative programme designed to promote knowledge, understanding and interest of Jewish life in Hackney.

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The Tricycle Theatre and the UK Jewish Film Festival

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UKJF Screening @ JW3 Cinema: Summer Story

Summer_Story_4b977cc2ca81fA gentle, coming-of-age story suffused with nostalgia for the simpler times of childhood and the comparatively far away war in Lebanon.

“The most beautiful and gentle childhood film which was ever made in Israel” – Time Out

19 – 24 August JW3

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UKJF Screening @ JW3 Cinema: Foreign Letters

Foreign LettersSet in 1980s Connecticut, this is the story of two young girls who are both outsiders in an all-American world. Ellie has moved with her family from Israel, Thuy is a Vietnamese refugee. With each other they find acceptance, fun and adventure.

25 – 31 August JW3

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Video on Demand: Srugim


The Israeli Friends with a twist: Srugim (‘Knitted’) is the hit TV series that follows the lives of a group of 30-something modern Orthodox singles as they navigate love, friendship and faith in contemporary Jerusalem.

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Video on Demand: Paris Manhattan

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Sophie Lellouche’s debut feature playfully references Woody Allen’s classic movies and even stars Allen himself – in a cunning cameo! A fun and nostalgic romantic comedy that never fails to charm.

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