Film

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Our 2021-2022 Season will be a hybrid of both virtual and in person programs. Virtual programs will be streamed via Zoom and in person programs will be at the Levis JCC Sandler Center with masks required and socially distant protocols in place.

If you need assistance purchasing tickets or membership, call the Box Office at 561-558-2520.

LEVIS JCC SANDLER CENTER | 21050 95th Avenue S., Boca Raton, FL | 561-558-2520

*Important: please note that when arriving to our campus for evening and Sunday events, you must use the 95th Avenue S. entrance
(off of Glades Road between Lyons Road and 441).


Summer Film Series: Documentaries

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm at the Levis JCC Sandler Center

$10 per film, Gold and Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members: Free

May 25: The Nature of Genius: Two Films by Michael Apted On Scientific & Artistic Brilliance

In these two features, Inspirations and Me & Isaac Newton, Apted turns his interviewer's lens to explore the human advances in the arts and the sciences with a slightly humorous approach. How do artists create? How do scientists hope to affect the world?

July 27: The Art of The Steal

This film looks at the controversy surrounding the art collection of Dr. Albert C. Barnes, a millionaire who amassed a remarkable selection of significant works during the early 20th century. Barnes sought to keep his priceless pieces together as part of his foundation even after his death, but the involvement of numerous parties led to the scattering of his collection. This documentary sheds light on how his wishes were violated by a handful of opportunistic individuals.

August 3: Paul Taylor: Dancemaker

This 1998 American documentary film about the career of choreographer Paul Taylor was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. With interviews and footage from Taylor's long career as a dancer and choreographer, the film tracks the pain, joy and love that motivates Taylor and his dancers.

August 24: Phillip Roth: Unmasked

Explore the life of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning novelist Philip Roth, often referred to as the greatest living American writer. This film features candid interviews with Roth, who fulfills his promise to directors William Karel and Livia Manera to unmask himself, freely discussing very intimate aspects of his life and art as he has never done before.

August 31: Ingrid Bergman: In her Own Words

A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.

September 21: Man on Wire

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival and Billi & Bernie Marcus Year-Round Film Programs

Not included with virtual membership

February - April 2022

My Festival...My Way.
This year we are presenting a multi-access festival both virtually, in theaters and at the Levis JCC Sandler Center, ensuring that we can continue to offer the most stimulating and thought-provoking films to a wide audience.

Get ready to enjoy another incredible roster of thought-provoking and entertaining documentaries and short and feature length Jewish-themed films from around the globe, ranging from laugh-out-loud comedies and love stories to political and historical dramas and more. Plus, theater-goers will enjoy free Q&A sessions with notable guest speakers, filmmakers, actors, producers and directors as well.

For more information, to purchase tickets, passes, or to inquire about sponsorship and underwriting opportunities, contact Lisa Barash, Festival Manager, at lisab@levisjcc.org or 561-852-3237.

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Sponsored in part by Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County. Generously sponsored by WLRN, Hotwire Communications and Virgin Printing Corp.

 

Summer Film Series: From Stage to Screen

Wednesdays, 1:00 pm at the Levis JCC Sandler Center

$10 per film, Gold and Gold Plus Members: $8, Platinum Members: Free

April 27: Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet performed by Rudolf Nureyev and Margot Fonteyn, Royal Ballet

This historic performance captures the greatest dance partnership of the 20th Century at the peak of their careers. Filmed at Covent Garden.

June 1: Bernstein at 100: The Centennial Celebration at Tanglewood

Boston Symphony Orchestra gala concert hosted by Audra McDonald features Andris Nelsons, John Williams, Keith Lockhart, Michael Tilson Thomas, Isabel Leonard, Yo-Yo Ma, Susan Graham, Jessica Vosk, Tony Yazbeck and more.

July 13: Josh Groban: Stages Live

Live performances of songs from the world's greatest musicals: The Phantom Of The Opera, Les Misérables, Into The Woods, A Chorus Line, Carousel, Sweeney Todd, The Wizard Of Oz and more. Special Guests: Kelly Clarkson and Audra McDonald

August 10: Andrea Bocelli: Concerto One Night In Central Park

Andrea Bocelli’s One Night In Central Park concert (2011) was a seminal moment in his career. It proved to be the validation of Andrea as one of music’s true superstars. This unforgettable evening of music featured an all-star cast, including Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, David Foster, and more.

September 7: Orchestra of Exiles

Orchestra of Exiles is the suspenseful chronicle of how one man helped save Europe's premier Jewish musicians from obliteration by the Nazis during World War II. In three years, Bronislaw Huberman transformed from a world renowned violinist to a humanitarian racing against time. With commentary by Itzhak Perlman, Zubin Mehta, Pinchas Zukerman, Joshua Bell and others.

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