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2022 SUMMER FILM SERIES
July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Mobile Jewish Film Festival is pleased to announce our IN-PERSON Summer Film Series lineup of films and events.
We can’t wait to once again…SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES.
2022 Film Selections
BREAKING BREAD: Reita Franco Memorial Film
JULY 24 AT 2:00 PM AHAVAS CHESED SYNAGOGUE
Dr. Nof Atamna-Ismaeel – the first Muslim Arab to win Israel’s MasterChef – is on a quest to make social change through food. And so, she founded the A-sham Arabic Food Festival, where pairs of Arab and Jewish chefs collaborate on exotic dishes like kishek (a Syrian yogurt soup), and qatayef (a dessert typically served during Ramadan). A film about hope, synergy and mouthwatering fare, Breaking Bread illustrates what happens when people focus on the person, rather than her religion; on the public, rather than the politicians.
After the Film: Join us for a delicious selection of Mediterranean appetizers.
AUGUST 21 AT 2:00 PM AT SPRINGHILL AVENUE TEMPLE
The Crossing tells the story of the adventurous 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War. One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda and Otto’s parents are arrested, leaving the siblings on their own. Following the arrest, they discover two Jewish children, Sarah and Daniel, hidden in a secret cupboard in their basement at home. It is now up to Gerda and Otto to finish what their parents started: To help Sarah and Daniel flee from the Nazis cross the border to neutral Sweden and reunite them with their parents. THE CROSSING is a film about the confidence, uncompromising loyalty and great courage you can find in even the youngest of children.
Winner: Best Narrative Film at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival