Cloudy Sunday

A recent box office hit and award-winner in Greece, this is a powerful and beautifully rendered telling of war-time romance in Thessaloniki between a Jewish girl and a young resistance fighter. Set against the backdrop of German-occupation, one of them has to make a final and painful decision. Cloudy Sunday is a compelling drama about love, and about the evil and brutality of war.

+ Discussion with film critic Phillip Bergson and UKJF Film Programmer Nir Cohen (Jan 25th only)

22- 26 Jan, JW3



Written by feted playwright David Hare and starring Rachel Weisz and Timothy Spall, Denial is a gripping drama about the memory of the Holocaust and its victims. Accused of libel after declaring British historian David Irving is a Holocaust denier, American professor Deborah E. Lipstadt is required to prove not only her innocence but also that the Holocaust in fact happened. One of the most anticipated films of 2017.

27 Jan- 9 Feb, JW3


Operation Wedding + Q&A

Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents plots to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB a few steps from boarding, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death; they never got on a plane.

The film will be followed by a Q&A with Professor Colin Shindler and director Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

5 Feb, JW3

UKJF in Glasgow

Gripping Polish thriller ‘A Grain of Truth’

In this gripping new thriller a high-flying Warsaw prosecutor is brought in to investigate a young woman’s strange murder in a small country town. A tense murder mystery that explores the worrying persistence of antisemitic myths in Poland in the 21st century.

12th Feb, CCA Glasgow


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