UK Jewish Film at JW3

The Last

Four generations of an American Jewish family are stunned when Claire, their beloved 92-year-old matriarch, who has been recently diagnosed with terminal cancer, reveals to them her true identity and the story of her arrival in the US. Her long-held secret upends not only the way they see Claire, but also what they thought they knew about themselves.

Director Jeffery Lipsky will attend the screenings on 17 and 18 September. A Q&A with him will follow the screening on Tuesday 17 November at 6.10pm.

Sun 15 – 19 September, JW3

Reel Borehamwood

The Testament

As he investigates a hidden Holocaust-era atrocity in Austria, Yoel, a world-renowned Israeli historian, is unearthing a painful truth close to home. Plunged into professional and personal crisis, Yoel starts questioning everything he thought he knew about his life and his family. An engrossing thriller from first-time director Amichai Greenberg.

Sun 15 – 19 September, Reel Borehamwood

UK Jewish Film at JW3

Safe Spaces

Encouraging a female student in his creative writing class to open up about a sexual experience she had lands young professor Josh Cohn in trouble. At home, he finds himself looking after his gravely ill grandmother while making sure all other members of his loving but dysfunctional family get along.

Mon 23 – 26 September, JW3

New On Demand

Kaddish for a Friend

We have four amazing new additions to our On Demand collection including the poignant and wryly funny film about an unlikely friendship between an 84-year-old Jewish veteran and a Palestinian teenager, Kaddish for a Friend. Other additions are: The Pickle Recipe,  Closer to the Moon and Wilfrid Israel: The Essential Link.

CCA Glasgow

93Queen

They are fully frum and would never think of calling themselves feminists, but this group of Jewish Orthodox women from Borough Park, Brooklyn, are bona fide social reformers. Shaking the patriarchal order, they prove that they can change their world for the better while keeping centuries-old traditions.

Thu 10 October, CCA Glasgow

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