Dir. Oliver Murray
102 min | United Kingdom
A joyous and visually stunning film capturing the spirit of Ronnie Scott’s famous Soho jazz club, home to jazz icons from Ella Fitzgerald to Miles Davis and Nina Simone.
Dir. Ole Christian Madsen
106 min | Denmark
A gripping Danish drama centering on Copenhagen’s 2015 terrorist attacks. Starring Game of Thrones’ Nikolaj Coster-Waldau.
Dir. Peter Bebjak
94 min | Slovakia
Slovakia’s official entry to the 2021 Academy Awards. When two Slovak Jews escape from Auschwitz, they find themselves up against allies that don’t believe the truth.
The DC Shorts International Film Festival returns from September 9-19, with 5 live screenings shown in partnership with JxJ at Cafritz Hall from September 11-12.
40 min | Israel
Presented as part of the EDCJCC’s High Holiday Day of Learning and Celebration, Day of Awesome, JxJ screens episode 1 of the new Israeli TV Series (based on the hit movie) The Women’s Balcony.
Dir. Timothy Nelson
IN Series’ acclaimed virtual creation Chronicle of a Life and Love transforms into a live musical performance. Robert Schumann’s unforgettable Frauenliebe und Leben mingles with the writings of Jewish essayist Shalom Auslander to become a celebration of loving life, and living love.
Dir. Shirel Peleg
101 min | GermanyIsrael
Two generations of Israeli women fall for a German woman and a Palestinian man, in this comic love story full of misadventure and discovery.
PRESENTS LA NONA KANTA: THE REMARKABLE LIFE OF FLORY JAGODA
A celebration of the recently departed legend of Sephardic song, Flory Jagoda, with live music by Trio Sefardi.
In his new book, Laughing at Myself: My Education in Congress, on the Farm, and at the Movies, Dan Glickman shares how a Jewish kid from Kansas became a congressman, secretary of agriculture, and chief lobbyist for Hollywood.