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Hot Docs award-winning filmmaker Jeff Malmberg (Marwencol) and Christina Shellen invite you to a picturesque Italian town where theatre isn’t just art, it’s a way of life. Fifty years ago, a tiny village perched on a hill in Tuscany dreamed up a remarkable solution to the problems they were facing: they banded together and turned their lives into a play--bringing to light the various local issues they faced both as individuals, and as a community.

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

Hello, Other Moon

In the Gallery in the J
Illustrations by Yaara Eshet after poems by Ronna Bloom, an exhibition of loss, longing, compassion and a bowl of soup.
Join Yaara Eshet and Ronna Bloom for a conversation on their creative process in poetry, art, inspiration and collaboration on December 3 at 4:00pm
Info: (416) 924-6211 x250

The Hebrew Hammer with Adam Goldberg and Jonathan Kesselman

Don’t miss a special screening of the 2003 comedy, The Hebrew Hammer with the Adam Goldberg (the star of the film) and Writer/Director Jonathan Kesselman in attendance.
A Jewish blaxploitation crime fighter known as the Hebrew Hammer must save Chanukah from the evil son of Santa Claus.
This screening is a fundraiser for the sequel to The Hebrew Hammer, The Hebrew Hammer vs. Hiter.
In the Al Green Theatre in the Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Avenue.


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