Tickets on sale now. Festival dates: 6 – 21 November 2019
The largest Jewish film festival programme in the world. Featuring 98 films from 25 countries, including 46 UK premieres, at 15 cinemas in London and touring to 21 towns and cities across the UK.
Set against the backdrop of 1960s Brooklyn, Extra Innings tells the story of a young man who is caught between pursuing his dream of playing baseball and staying devoted to his Syrian Jewish family that is afflicted with mental illness. A tender and moving drama about childhood, family and loss.
Wed 16 – 24 October, JW3
Estranged siblings Aaron and Sarah find themselves travelling to Poland to fulfil their grandmother’s dying wish – to locate and bring back the remains of her beloved childhood dog. However, in the process of fulfilling this mission, the siblings rediscover their long-lost connection.
Mon 28- Thu 31 Oct, JW3
Year-Round in Manchester
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.
Weds 23 and Sun 27 October, Cineworld Didsbury