Jewish Film Festival – Comedies

May 1, 2018

Genre: Comedy (3 films)

Bye Bye Germany

Es war einmal in Deutschland

Thursday, June 7, 7:30 pm

With a jaunty klezmer-style score and Yiddish-inflected dialogue, this fresh historical perspective is an utterly engaging salute to European Jewish who chose to tough out painful memories to reclaim their lives. (Germany/Luxembourg/Belgium, 2017)

[youtube v=Oanp-yQrE_g]

Keep The Change

Thursday, June 7, 1:00 pm

Sunday, June 10, 2:00 pm

A romantic-comedy set in a world where the idea of “normal” is a moving needle. Keep the Change tells the story of David Polansky who is living in modern day New York, struggling to come to terms with his high functioning autism when he is forced to attend an autism support group at the JCC. (USA, 2017)

[youtube v=rLAwe5KRyjg]


Saturday, May 26, 8:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 30, 1:00 p.m.

Israel’s number one comedy in 2017 tells the hilarious, moving tale of two small-time criminal enforcers whose beat is to terrorize upscale Israeli restaurant owners. Grateful to be alive after surviving a terrorist attack, they decide to redeem themselves by secretly fulfilling the prayers left by people between the sacred stones of the Western Wall. (Israel, 2017)