UK Jewish Film at JW3
Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the 2018 UK Jewish Film Festival. Four decades after his death, Lady Irene Hatter embarks on a journey to find out the truth behind her father’s massive rescue operation in Lyon in the early 1940s.
Each screening of Forgotten Soldier will be preceded by the short 100 Faces by Benjamin Till.
On 20 February the film will be followed by a Q&A with Lady Irene Hatter, Paul Goldin (Producer), and McDonald Brown (Editor) Chaired by Rebecca Taylor.
Sun 17 – Thu 21 February 2019, JW3
UK Jewish Film at Reel Borehamwood
This beautiful debut feature from Yehonatan Indursky, the creator of hit TV series Shtisel, is a gentle and whimsical exploration of Tel Aviv’s ultra-Orthodox suburb. Nachman’s wife has left him and now he is in sole charge of his intense and thoughtful young daughter, Chani. A heartbreaking tale of a little known religious community.
Sun 24 – Thu 28 February 2019, Reel Borehamwood
UK Jewish Film at JW3
Set to be one of the year’s most inspiring and entertaining films, this is the powerful and timely true story of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who led the fight against gender discrimination and blazed an unprecedented trail for equality. From being one of only a few women accepted at Harvard Law to co-founding the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU, Bader Ginsburg overcame all odds to become one of the most influential figures in the battle for equal rights.
Sun 24 – Thu 28 February 2019, JW3
UK Jewish Film at HOME
Hitler vs. Picasso is a riveting exploration of the Nazi obsession with, and fear of, the power of art and creativity to shape minds.
This screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Reader in History, University of Manchester, and Janet Wolff, Professor Emerita, University of Manchester, chaired by David Berkley QC.
Tues 26 February 2019, HOME Manchester
Video on Demand
The Green Park Hotel opened its doors in 1943 and for over forty years was a key hub of Anglo Jewish life. It provided kosher food, British seaside glamour and a place to introduce sons and daughters. This lively and warm-hearted film delves into the Anglo Jewish community, examining how it developed and flourished in the 20th century.