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Bethlehem vs. Omar: Conflict and Context

About the Film: 

In-depth discussion and lively debate dissects and contrasts the uncanny similar dramas, Bethlehem and Omar, stories of double agents and divided loyalties in the Middle East as told from both an Israeli and Palestinian perspective.

Genre: 
Panel Discussion
Running Time: 
60 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 | 12:30 PM Date Passed

Big Bad Wolves

About the Film: 

A string of grizzly child murders puts a trio of characters on a collision course in this atmospheric, edge-of-the-seat revenge thriller. Nominated for 11 Israeli Academy Awards, including Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
110 minutes
  • Regal Atlantic Station Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 | 8:50 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 | 8:45 PM Date Passed

Blumenthal

About the Film: 

The sudden death of a famed New York playwright looms over an eccentric family struggling with personal catharsis, in this richly layered, briskly paced dramedy. Featuring witty dialogue and a distinctly Manhattan vibe, and co-starring Emmy winner Brian Cox.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
86 minutes
  • GTC Merchants Walk Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 | 9:10 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 | 7:30 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 | 12:50 PM Date Passed

Brave Miss World

About the Film: 

An Israeli beauty queen who was raped and soon after crowned Miss World embarks on a quest to turn her personal tragedy into a call for justice and a global awareness campaign against sexual violence, in this inspirational story and startlingly honest portrayal of personal courage.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
92 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 3:40 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed

Creative Loafing Art Party

About the Film: 

For the first time ever, Creative Loafing and the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival join forces for an immersive art experience with collectible prints by MailChimp and fil

  • Westside Cultural Arts Center Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 | 8:00 PM Date Passed

Cupcakes

About the Film: 

A perky group of fresh-scrubbed young Israelis finds themselves the underdogs in an international singing contest in this kitschy musical comedy directed by Eytan Fox.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
90 minutes
  • UA Tara Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014 | 9:45 PM Date Passed
  • GTC Merchants Walk Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 | 12:20 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 1:20 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 | 2:15 PM Date Passed
  • Regal Atlantic Station Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 | 10:00 PM Date Passed

Dancing in Jaffa

About the Film: 

Just when peace in the Middle East appears hopeless, Peabody Award-winning director Hilla Medalia charts the joyous realization of one man's seemingly impossible, lifelong dream to see Israeli and Palestinian children dance together, in this stirring story of hope for the future.

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
90 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 1:30 PM Date Passed
  • Regal North Point Market Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 3:45 PM Date Passed

Driving Miss Daisy

About the Film: 

Jessica Tandy and Morgan Freeman are unforgettable as an elderly Southern Jewish widow and her black chauffeur in this sentimental Oscar-winning exploration of civil rights based on Alfred Uhry’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Academy Awards wins for Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Actress. A 25th Anniversary Classic Film Series screening.

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
99 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed

Esther Broner: A Weave of Women

About the Film: 

Filmmaker Lilly Rivlin creates an inspiring portrait of a prolific writer, passionate activist and dedicated scholar who deftly re-imagined Judaic traditions and liturgy from a female vantage point, becoming a vanguard of Jewish feminist leaders. 

Genre: 
Documentary
Running Time: 
62 minutes
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 | 6:15 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed

For a Woman

About the Film: 

A daughter digs up her parents’ old WWII-era memories, clues to a clandestine love affair, and secrets about her own origins in this time-shifting melodrama. 

Genre: 
Narrative
Running Time: 
110 minutes
  • UA Tara Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 | 8:30 PM Date Passed
  • GTC Merchants Walk Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 | 12:00 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014 | 8:40 PM Date Passed
  • Woodruff Arts Center Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 | 12:10 PM Date Passed
  • Lefont Sandy Springs Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 | 2:50 PM Date Passed

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