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GROUP OF SEVEN GUITARS

In the early 1970s, seven of Canada’s finest guitar-makers came together to create one-of-a-kind instruments inspired by the iconic Group of Seven painters. In this visually stunning film commissioned by the McMichael Gallery, these master-builders pay tribute to our Canadian landscape rockstars - turning their craft into a veritable art form.

Toronto Jewish Film Society: Hanna's Journey

Hanna, an ambitious Berliner, travels to Israel to advance her career, confiding to her fiancé that “helping Jews scores points.” Her cynicism is shortlived, as sparks fly in this charming romantic comedy.
Co presented with City Shul, Spotlight on Israeli Culture and Consulate General of Israel in Toronto.
In the Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC
2 screenings: 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm

4:00 Speaker: Jeremie  Abessira, Program Manager, Toronto Jewish Film Festival
7:30 Speaker: Rabbi Elyse Goldstein, City Shul

Toronto Jewish Film Society: Dolphin Boy

After a traumatic incident, Morad, a 17-year old Arab-Israeli boy retreats from reality and all human interaction. Dolphin Boy documents the heart-wrenching journey of how a devoted parent and other intuitive mammals, magnificently heal Morad’s shattered soul. Co presented with Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month, New Israel Fund of Canada and ReelAbilities Toronto.In the Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC
2 screenings: 4:00 pm & 7:30 pm
4:00 pm rush only at the door 30 min. before screen time.

Toronto Jewish Film Society: Closed Season

Albert, trying to escape to Switzerland during WWII, is given refuge by a German farmer and his wife. Salvation, however, comes with a condition: Albert must impregnate the farmer’s wife. Honour, jealousy and betrayal complicate the relationships in this riveting drama. Co-presented with Goethe Institute Toronto and Consulate General of the Republic of Germany
Guest Speaker: Critic and Author Adam Nayman

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