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February 2018

Best of the Fest: Levinsky Park

USA English
February 01
Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
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Over the past five years, tens of thousands of refugees from sub-Saharan Africa have sought relief and safety in Israel only to find a society bitterly divided on how to treat them. Filmmaker Beth Toni Kruvant examines Israel’s moral obligation to extend aid and comfort to the refugees and the role that race and religion play in the willingness of a community to accept them in their midst.

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Best of the Fest: House of Z

USA English
February 07
New Parkway
474 24th Street
Oakland, CA 94612
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This chronicle of the fascinating career of fashion designer Zac Posen, known to many as a celebrity judge on Project Runway, shows how Posen began designing as a teen. With his family’s support, he enjoyed a meteoric rise. Friendships with famous women (Claire Danes and Natalie Portman) helped catapult him to fame. But when his career stalls, Posen struggles with depression. His plans for a comeback will have audiences cheering for the likeable and talented artist.

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Best of the Fest: Little Stones

USA English
February 08
Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Rd
San Rafael, CA 94903
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This inspiring documentary profiles four women, each putting tremendous effort into helping women around the world in unique ways. A Brazilian graffiti artist speaks out against domestic violence; a Senegalese hip-hop musician educates young women about the perils of genital mutilation; a classically trained dancer in India helps heal victims of sex trafficking through movement therapy; and a young American finds high-end U.S. markets for poor Kenyan women’s hand-sewn clothing.

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March 2018

Open to Apply: 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop

March 20 - April 27

Are you a young media maker and still looking for your summer plans? Apply to be sponsored by the Jewish Film Institute to attend the 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop (June 24 – August 3, 2018).

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April 2018

Open to Apply: 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop

March 20 - April 27

Are you a young media maker and still looking for your summer plans? Apply to be sponsored by the Jewish Film Institute to attend the 2018 Jerusalem Film Workshop (June 24 – August 3, 2018).

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