Jewish Film Festival




The Louisville Jewish Film Festival will be showing the film, "The Samuel Project" at Adath Jeshurun on Wednesday, February 27th at 7:00 p.m. In this heartwarming film, Eli gets to know his grandfather when he makes him the subject of an animated art project for school. Eli discovers that his grandpa was saved from Nazi capture in Germany by a young woman when e was just a boy. As they reconnect, the teenager hears the story that hasn't been told in 75 years. This is a nice family film for ages 10 and over. A reception will be held following the film. 

Box Office opens at 6:00 p.m.

Movie begins at 7:00 p.m.

The Film Festival will showcase eleven films this year between February 7th and 27th. Some of the highlights are listed below:

  • February 9th at 7:30 p.m. at Bellarmine University: "Who Will Write Our History", a documentary that mixes the writings of the Warsaw Ghetto Archives with stunning dramatizations by Roberta Grossman, who will be speaking that evening. Sponsored by the Goldstein/Leibson Fund at the Jewish Community of Louisville. 
  • February 13th at 7:00 p.m. at Village 8 Theatres: Two films will be shown: "Foreign Land" and "Jerusalem In Between" as well as a discussion led by documentary filmmaker, Elad Laor. The speaker is sponsored by Cantor Lipp's Discretionary Fund. 
  • February 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at Village 8 Theatres: "Working Woman" is about Orna, who starts her new job and is promoted to work closely with her boss. However, it isn't long before Orna realized that her career advancement has come with a hefty price tag when her boss makes inappropriate advances. Sponsored by Cantor Lipp's Discretionary Fund. 

A complete schedule of films can be found at: or by calling Marsha Bornstein at 238-2731.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 6:00pm
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