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Books & Films

Check back with us as new Authors and Films are added for the 2017-18 Season and for details on the 27th Annual Book & Author Luncheon.

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LITERATURE: AUTHORS & THEIR BOOKS

Levis JCC Book Club

A review and lively discussion of books.

Thursdays, 10:30 am

  • January 4, Brian Platzer, Bed-Stuy is Burning*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Brian Platzer on February 6, 2018
  • February 1, Joseph Kertes, The Afterlife of Stars*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Joseph Kertes on March 6, 2018
  • February 22, Julian Barnes, The Noise of Time, 2016
    with special guest, Dr. Joseph Gilbert
  • March 1, Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost*, 2017
    *Join us for the Literary Afternoon with Jill Santopolo on March 27, 2018
  • April 5, David Grossman, A Horse Walks into a Bar, 2017
  • May 3, Adam Johnson, The Orphan Master’s Son, 2013

$8, A&L Gold Members: $6, A&L Platinum Members: Free
(Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)

A Literary Afternoon Series

Personal appearances by seven noted authors, discussions and book signings. Coffee, fruit and pastries served.

Tuesdays, 2:30 pm

  • January 9, Sana Krasikov, The Patriots
  • February 6, Brian Platzer, Bed-Stuy is Burning
  • March 6, Joseph Kertes, The Afterlife of Stars and Jessica Keener, Strangers in Budapest
  • March 27, Jill Santopolo, The Light We Lost

Series Subscription: $100, A&L Gold Members: $80, A&L Platinum Members: Free

Individual Programs: $25, A&L Gold Members: $20, A&L Platinum Members: Free

This series is generously underwritten by Charna Larkin, the Myrna Lippman Literary Fund and Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Valet Sponsor Bachrodt Auto Group

The Levis JCC is a member of the Jewish Book Network sponsored by the Jewish Book Council.


FILMS

Join us, year-round, for an eclectic assortment of foreign, independent, documentary and performance films. Foreign, American and Independent films followed by discussion.

Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival

30 FILMS FROM AROUND THE WORLD
Sunday, March 4 - Saturday, March 24, 2018

Following its highly successful inaugural year, the Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival once again presents an exciting and diverse collection of 30 Jewish-themed films from around the world.

YEAR-ROUND FESTIVAL EVENTS
The BRJFF proudly presents the following events, in addition to the Festival screenings in March 2018.

The Heir (L’Heritier)

Thursday, January 4, 2018

6:30 pm – Reception

7:00 pm – Film Screening

Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real, Boca Raton

Filmmaker Edith Jorisch follows her grandfather Georges on his journey to recover the paintings that were stolen from his family in Vienna during the war.

Tickets available online only at bocamuseum.org

Presented with Boca Raton Museum of Art

Matinee Movies with Myrna Loman

Foreign, American and Independent films followed by discussion moderated by Myrna Loman. Foreign films have subtitles.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

$10 per film, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free

From Stage to Screen!

Filmed presentations of the best in live performances of opera, ballet, symphony and theater from around the world.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

  • December 27, Rejoice with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzhak Meir Helfgot, 2014, 70 minutes
  • February 28, Rocktopia: A Classical Revolution, 2017, 78 minutes
    Live in Concert from Budapest
  • March 28, Lang Lang: New York Rhapsody, 2016, 70 minutes
  • April 11, Alvin Ailey: American Dance Theater, 2016, 101 minutes

$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free (Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)

Women Making Movies

Award winning films by women directors, followed by discussion with moderator Linda Horowitz.

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

  • January 31, The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo, 2005, USA, 90 minutes
    Directed by Amy Stechler
  • February 14, Trapped, USA, 2016, 80 minutes
    Directed by Dawn Porter
  • April 25, Detropia, 2012, USA, 90 minutes
    Directed by Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady
  • May 23, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, 2010, USA 84 minutes
    Directed by Ricki Stern, Anne Sundberg

$10, A&L Gold Members: $8, A&L Platinum Members: Free (Pay at the door, no pre-registration required)

Sunday Morning Israeli Film Series with Dr. Mort Plotnick

Presentation and discussion of award-winning Israeli films. Bagels and coffee served. All films subject to change.

Sundays, 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

  • January 7, Kapo in Jerusalem, 2015, 98 minutes
  • February 11, Amor, 2016, 90 minutes
  • April 8, Tuviansky, 2014, 82 minutes

Series Subscription: $55, A&L Gold Members: $50, A&L Platinum Members: $24

Individual films: $16, A&L Gold Members: $14, A&L Platinum Members $6

Generously underwritten by Bobbie & Michael Drukman and Marlene Levin.