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March 9 - 19, 2017

2017 Boulder Jewish Film Festival

Tagged: Adults, Creative Arts, film, Film Festival, Film Screening, menorah, ACE

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March 9, 2017

BJFF 2017: "On the Map"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

GALA OPENING NIGHT at the JCC Thursday, March 9 | At the Boulder JCC Hoops and Hot Dogs - Reception and on-court fun 5:30-7 pm* “On The Map” screening at 7 pm in Levin Hall with on-stage interview following the film $36... (more)
Time: 5:30 pm

March 10, 2017

BJFF 2017: "39 Pounds of Love"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Dani Menkin in Person The Boulder Jewish Film Festival is proud to present Menkin’s first film as well as his two latest. The Israeli Academy Award winning filmmaker made a promising debut in 2005 with "39 Pounds of Love." Written,... (more)

March 11, 2017

BJFF 2017: "A Heartbeat Away"

Tagged: Adults, Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Honoring the Boulder Medical Community and Dr. Bill Shiovitz Why do Jews and medicine have such a long, illustrious history? Why have 28% of Nobel Prize winners in medicine been Jewish, although Jews comprise less than 0.2% of the... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Last Laugh"

Tagged: Adults, Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Is the Holocaust a suitable subject for humor? Based on “Life is Beautiful?” No. Based on “The Producers?” Yes. What about Hogan’s Heroes? The Great Dictator? This question of taste, of where the line between... (more)
Time: 1:00 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Jerry Lewis: The Man Behind the Clown"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Turning 90, with a new film in the works, Jerry Lewis reflects on a lifetime of laughs, decades of gags, goofy faces and pratfalls, an obsession to perform, and a personal mission to do good in the world. (Tikkun Olam). Beginning with his... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 12, 2017

BJFF 2017: "For the Love of Spock"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Son of Spock, aka Adam Nimoy, grew up in the Star Trek orbit, and followed his father into the entertainment universe. Several years ago, with the 50th anniversary of Star Trek original series approaching at warp speed, Adam suggested... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 13, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Keep Quiet"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

The film likely to spark the most heated debate at a festival known for lively conversation, “Keep Quiet” follows the incredible story of Csanad Szegedi, a young political firebrand and virulent anti-Semite who became vice... (more)
Time: 3:30 pm

March 13, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Remember"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

This Hollywood A-list feature film died a quiet but entirely premature death at the box office. (What? No one wanted to see a Holocaust revenge story starring two Oscar-winning octogenarians?) Academy award nominated director Atom Egoyan... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 14, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Remember"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

This Hollywood A-list feature film died a quiet but entirely premature death at the box office. (What? No one wanted to see a Holocaust revenge story starring two Oscar-winning octogenarians?) Academy award nominated director Atom Egoyan... (more)
Time: 1:00 pm

March 14, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Wedding Doll"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Emotions burst onto the radiant face of Moran Rosenblatt like wind and storms sweeping across the starkly beautiful Negev desert where the story takes place. Rosenblatt (Apples from the Dessert, BJFF 2016) won the Israeli Academy Award... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 15, 2017

BJFF 2017: "A Grain of Truth"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

The detective as lone outsider is an established genre convention, aptly employed in this modern tale of ancient hatreds. Here, the one person who can arrive at the truth is a former hotshot from the city, nicely underplayed by Polish... (more)
Time: 3:00 pm

March 15, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Fever at Dawn"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Recovery after the Holocaust required luck, tenacity and a will to live. Hungarian survivor Miklos has been sent to Sweden to recuperate in a sanitarium, where he is informed he has 6 months to live. A stubborn man, Miklos finds the names... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Big Sonia"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

SKYPE In with Sonia Warshawski Heroes come in many shapes, sizes and ages. Blessed with a huge heart, copious energy, and enormous dedication to the memory of the Holocaust, Sonia is Tikkun Olam with a purse. She’s a force of... (more)
Time: 4:30 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Freedom Runners"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, Teens, ACE

TEEN FILM Talkback with Israeli Olympic Runner Maor Tiyouri When charismatic and caring teacher Rotem Genossat sets up a running club for his marginalized students in south Tel Aviv as a welcome distraction from the harsh reality of... (more)
Time: 5:00 pm

March 16, 2017

BJFF 2017: "My Hero Brother"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

CENTERPIECE Dedicated to David Levin and Ignite Adaptive Sports Imagine you have a sibling with Downs Syndrome. Now suppose you join a trek in the Himalayas with 10 other sets of similarly paired siblings. Think of the emotional and... (more)
Time: 7:00 pm

March 17, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Last Laugh"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

Is the Holocaust a suitable subject for humor? Based on “Life is Beautiful?” No. Based on “The Producers?” Yes. What about Hogan’s Heroes? The Great Dictator? This question of taste, of where the line between... (more)
Time: 4:00 pm

March 18, 2017

BJFF 2017: Best Jewish Shorts

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

"BILLSVILLE" An elderly Jewish artist who lives on the margins and on his own terms, seeks to illuminate the world and his synagogue. (19 minutes) Differently abled/Tikkun Olam "JOE'S VIOLIN" An elderly Holocaust survivor donates his... (more)
Time: 7:30 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "The Tenth Man"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

SPANISH SUNDAY "THE TENTH MAN" IN MEMORY OF ALAN SOLOWAY “After many years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) is summoned by his distant father to his childhood home in the bustling Jewish quarter in Buenos Aires, known as El Once. Over... (more)
Time: 12:00 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Dirty Wolves"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

SPANISH SUNDAY "DIRTY WOLVES" Two Spanish heroines of WW II, real-life sisters who fought in the only ways available to them, are artfully remembered in this gritty and engrossing action drama. This atmospheric story of loyalty, bravery... (more)
Time: 2:15 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

SPANISH SUNDAY SPECIAL SNEAK PREMIERE PREVIEW Film Makers in Person Marion Finkels Kreith was fourteen when she and her family fled Nazi-occupied Europe and sailed across the Atlantic Ocean. At a time when most countries had shut their... (more)
Time: 5:00 pm

March 19, 2017

BJFF 2017: "Wild Tales"

Tagged: Film Festival, menorah, ACE

SPANISH SUNDAY - CLOSING NIGHT Honoring the Spanish Speaking Community "Sangria and Empanda" Reception following the screening The most popular Argentinian film in history stems from the wildly creative mind of writer/director Damian... (more)
Time: 6:30 pm