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February 2020

Soros

USA English Winterfest 2020
February 29
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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SOROS follows one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time as he fights against the rising tide of authoritarianism around the world.

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Those Who Remained

Hungary Hungarian Winterfest 2020
February 29
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Having survived the camps, 42-year old Aldo lives a solitary life as a doctor in Budapest. 16-year old Klara lives reluctantly with her great-aunt, holding on to hope that her father and mother will return. She meets Aldo, and soon the two of them find something in each other that has long been absent in their lives. As they grow closer and closer, the joy in both of their lives slowly returns. But as the Soviet Empire rises to power in Hungary, their pure and loving father-daughter relationship is misunderstood and frowned upon.

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March 2020

A Cantor's Head

USA English Winterfest 2020
March 01
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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Cantor Jacob Ben-Zion Mendelson – or just “Jackie” – has been in the vanguard and at the epicenter of that evolving tradition since graduating from Hebrew Union College in 1970. As a cantor, a teacher at HUC, the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Academy of Jewish Religion, and a performing artist, his Brooklyn-born chops, dynamism and humor have inculcated and inspired legions of hazzanim – cantors – across the U.S. and world.

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Bully. Coward. Victim. The Story of Roy Cohn

USA Winterfest 2020
March 01
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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BULLY. COWARD. VICTIM. THE STORY OF ROY COHN directed by Ivy Meeropol (“Indian Point” and HBO’s “Heir to an Execution”) offers an unflinching look at the infamous attorney who prosecuted Meeropol’s grandparents, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and later argued persuasively for their execution in what became known as the atomic spy case.

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Incitement

Israel Hebrew Winterfest 2020
March 01
Vogue Theatre
3290 Sacramento St
San Francisco, CA 94115
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For the first time on screen and based on true events, acclaimed writer-director Yaron Zilberman (A Late Quartet) chronicles the disturbing descent of a promising law student to a delusional ultranationalist obsessed with murdering his country's leader, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. Incitement is a gripping and unnerving look through the eyes of a murderer who silenced a powerful voice for peace.

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