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JUDY LEVIS MARKHOFF BOCA RATON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

40 Films in 3 Weeks: Sunday, March 10 - Saturday, March 31, 2019

Presenting a wide variety of thought-provoking and entertaining Jewish-themed films from across the globe. Feature films, shorts, documentaries and comedies, some Florida or World Premieres. The complete line-up of films will be announced in January. Films will be screened at Cinemark Palace 20 the first two weeks, at the Movies of Delray the third week.

FESTIVAL PASSES will be available. Take advantage of these special cost-saving opportunities—see every film shown during the Festival or create a unique and exciting festival experience by selecting your own film lineup. Visit bocajff.org for information and to purchase your pass.

Sponsored in part by Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County.

Opening Red Carpet Event

Thursday, March 7, The Polo Club of Boca Raton

Save the date for this special VIP Reception. Join us as we officially kick off the 2019 Judy Levis Markhoff Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival. Visit bocajff.org for information.

Pre-Festival Fall Screenings

Why the Jews? Featuring Guest Speaker Alan Dershowitz

Monday, December 3, 7:30 pm

Zinman Hall, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton

Some of the world’s most prominent thinkers tackle a mystery shrouded in ignorance and prejudice. They tear back the curtain on a taboo and draw a startling link between a people’s achievements and the darkest hours in its history.

Discussion with Director John Curtain and Alan Dershowitz follows the film.

General Admission: $36; General Reserved Seating: $36


General Admission: $10 for each screening, $15 for both screenings; BRJFF Patrons: Free

Hummus

Presented in partnership with the Women’s League of B’nai Torah Congregation and The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Wednesday, November 28, 1:00 pm, Beifield Auditorium, Levis JCC Sandler Center

Hummus has the power to bring Muslims, Christians and Jews together in the Middle East, America and around the world. A Muslim woman, a Jewish man and a Christian Arab are on a restless quest for meaning. Despite their historical and cultural differences, they all have one thing in common…a passionate love of Hummus.

The Patriot

Presented in partnership with the Women’s League of B’nai Torah Congregation and The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning

Wednesday, December 12, 1:00 pm, Beifield Auditorium, Levis JCC Sandler Center

Against the rising Anti-Semitism in France, a militant Zionist hacker by the name of “Ulcan” declares a one-man war against the leaders of the Anti-Semitic movement knowing the real battlefield is online, where hatred has no limits on censorship.


THE CATSKILLS AND THE MOVIES

Starting in February; Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays, 1:00 pm

$10, Gold Members: $8, Platinum Members: Free Advance registration recommended

Catskills Showcase Pass available

Wednesday, February 6: Sweet Lorraine (1987)

Friday, February 8: Welcome to Kutshers (2015)

Wednesday, February 13: Marjorie Morning Star (1958)

Friday, February 15: When Comedy Went to School (2013)

Wednesday, February 20: A Walk on the Moon (1999)

Thursday, February 21: Dirty Dancing (1987) with special guest Steve Sands

Wednesday, February 27: Four Seasons Lodge (2008)

Friday, March 1: When Jews Were Funny (2013)


WEDNESDAY IS MOVIE DAY AT THE SANDLER CENTER

Join us every Wednesday afternoon at 1:00 pm. for an eclectic assortment of foreign, independent, documentary and performance films followed by a moderated discussion.

Women Making Movies

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

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

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

Little White Lie, 2014, USA, 64 min

January 9

A very personal documentary about the legacy of family secrets, denial and the power of telling the truth.

From Stage to Screen!

Sponsored by an enthusiastic supporter of the Performing Arts at the Levis JCC

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

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm

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

The New Year’s Concert, The Vienna Philharmonic, 2018

January 2

Live performance recorded on January 1, 2018 in the Musikverein in Vienna under the baton of Riccardo Muti.

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

Please call 561-558-2520 for dates and film titles.