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December 2020

Howie Mandel: But, Enough About Me | Opening Night At The Drive-In

Canada English 40th Holiday Festival
December 08 - December 10

JFI invites you to kick off Hanukkah and 40th Anniverary Hanukkah Celebrations under the stars on Dec 10th at 6:00pm! Howie Mandel: But, Enough About Me is a heartwarming, funny and candid look at the life of wildly inventive comedian and actor, Howie Mandel. This intimate portrait examines one of the most beloved and complex comedians and his invulnerable spirit.

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San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 40th Anniversary Hanukkah Celebration

40th Holiday Festival
December 10

Join us online December 12th at 6:00pm for a special event celebrating 40 years of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

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Engines of Truth | A 'Stories She Tells' Conversation

40th Holiday Festival
December 11

Leading Jewish women non-fiction filmmakers discuss the role of Jewish values, identity, and culture, as well as feminism, as engines and subjects for their groundbreaking documentary films. Panel features Nancy Buirski, Judith Helfand, Roberta Grossman, Amy Ziering, Jennifer Fox, and moderator Caroline Libresco.

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When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Germany Switzerland German 40th Holiday Festival
December 12

Suppose your country began to change. Suppose that without your noticing it became dangerous for some people to live in your country. Suppose you found, to your complete surprise, that your own father was one of those people. That is what happens to Anna in 1933.

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Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive | Next Wave Spotlight

Israel English Hebrew 40th Holiday Festival
December 13

While walking down Jaffa Road, Jerusalem native Ronen Matalon (Yossi Atia) overhears a tour guide offering a sanitized version of his hometown's recent history. In this dark romantic comedy, Ronen is inspired to begin his own "Terror Tour", taking tourists to famous bombing sites and giving them a droll take on the absurdity of everyday life during the terrorist attacks of the 1990's and 2000's.

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