Virtual Film Festival

This winter, JCC is happy to offer you four virtual film viewings. Films will be available online for 72 hours beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the day indicated below.. For more information contact Emelia Sherin, Program Coordinator, at 330.746.3250 ext. 106 or esherin@jewishyoungstown.org. 

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TRANSKIDS | JANUARY 16
Language: Hebrew | Subtitles: English | Documentary
Four Israeli teenagers undergo the process of life and identity changing gender transformation in a country where military service is mandatory and Orthodox Jewish religion is the law.


ON THE MAP | FEBRUARY 24
Language: English/Hebrew | Subtitles: English | Documentary/Sport
Includes online Q&A with Director Dani Menkin.
This event is sponsored by the Newman Levy Speaker Series "On The Map," a fast-moving, emotional, and awe-inspiring documentary, recounts the story of how one Tel Aviv team no one thought could win toppled the four-time defending European Champions and put Israel firmly on the map. 


SHOELACES | MARCH 20
Language: Hebrew | Subtitles: English | Drama
"Shoelaces" tells the story of a complicated relationship between an aging father and his special-needs son whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy. Reuben's kidneys are failing and his son Gadi wants to donate one of his own kidneys to help save his father's life.


DAYAN | APRIL 17
Language: Hebrew | Subtitles: English | Documentary
Five generations, four chapters in two parts, and one lineage you thought you knew. From the Yishuv and the establishment of Israel to the subsequent victories, defeats, and disillusionment, the Dayan family story is integrally linked to the mythology and history of the state of Israel.

 

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