Richard Gere stars as a relentless Jewish-American macher. When Norman meets charismatic Israeli politician Micha Eshel (Lior Ashkenazi), he does everything he can to get closer to him. Three years later and their once mutually beneficial friendship threatens to ruin them both.

16- 20 July, JW3


The Graduate

Straight-A student Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman in one of his early and most iconic roles) learns a valuable life lesson when he falls prey to the seductive Mrs Robinson at the same time as he falls in love with her daughter.

23-27 July, JW3


The Zookeeper’s Wife

See the hotly anticipated drama The Zookeeper’s Wife, starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl.
The extraordinary true story of a working wife and mother who became an unlikely hero, saving hundreds of Jewish lives during World War II.

30 July – 03 August, JW3


UKJF at Phoenix & Reel Borehamwood

Pawn Sacrifice

American chess legend Bobby Fischer (Tobey Maguire) faces Soviet grandmaster Boris Spassky (Liev Schreiber) at the height of the Cold War in an attempt to end decades of Soviet domination of the World Chess Championship.

6 August, Phoenix

13-17 August, Cineworld Didsbury

13-17 August, Reel Borehamwood

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