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Jewish journeys begin at the 2020 NH Jewish Film Festival! In season twelve, we are exceedingly proud to present a premiere lineup of 17 truly outstanding and diverse films in 5 cities throughout the state that will excite, enlighten, and provoke you, our audience.
Our Festival would not be possible without the valued support of our Sponsors, Friends of the Festival, Festival Committee members, the JFNH Board, Executive Director Melanie Zalman McDonald, and the JFNH staff. This year’s Festival is sponsored in part by the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.
Join your NH Jewish community at the movies and together, let’s share the power of film.
See you at the movies!
My Name Is Sara — 1pm
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 1:00 PM
Director: Steven Oritt
Drama, 2020, USA
Content Warning: Adult Content, Sexual Situations
The true story of Sara Goralnik, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend’s identity and finds refuge in a small village, where she is taken in by a farmer and his young wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers’ marriage, compounding her own greatest secret that she must strive to protect, her true identity.
Selection: Miami Jewish Film Festival 2020; Denver Jewish Film Festival 2020; Greater Phoenix Jewish Film Festival 2020; Charlotte Jewish Film Festival 2020; JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival 2020; Boulder International Film Festival (Colorado) 2020; Hartford Jewish Film Festival (CT) 2020; Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival 2020
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 3:30 PM
Director: David Kreiner
Drama, 2018, Israel
Hebrew with English subtitles
Igal Gazit, an unemployed film director from Tel Aviv, moves to Sderot and takes a teaching job at the high school. However, Igal’s first meeting with his new students doesn’t go well. The students, sensing that he is patronizing them, make fun of the enlightenment he brings from Tel Aviv. Igal promises the principal that all the kids will pass the State Film Exams. The road to fulfilling that promise is one that the students will never forget.
Selection: Vienna Jewish Film Club 2018; Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2019; Montreal Jewish Film Festival 2019; Washington Jewish Film Festival 2019