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✡ The 2018 festival will commemorate our 10th Anniversary ✡

The 2018 festival has grown from 4 days to 5! Check back here as we update the details for this very special event, or you can sign up if you we would like to be notified when the details of the 2018 Festival Pass become available.

MONDAY, MARCH 20 — 3:30 PM (118) MINUTES

“The Kind Words”

This quirky and wry comedy follows three Jewish Israeli siblings – Dorona and brothers Netanel and Shai – who, in the wake of their mother’s death, learn the man who raised them is not their biological dad.
The revelation sends them on a road trip from Israel across France to discover the truth about their real father. The sixth feature from writer-director Shemi Zarhin explores an unraveling family secret and the bittersweet journey of self-discovery that follows.
Director: Shemi Zarhin
Genre: Drama/Comedy
Country: Israel/Canada
Language(s): French, Hebrew, English Subtitles
Running Time: 118 Minutes • 2015

MONDAY, MARCH 20 — 6:00 PM (110 MIN)

“Fever At Dawn”

A true story adapted from the novel “Fever at Dawn.” In 1945, after having been freed from a concentration camp, the 25-year-old Hungarian man, Miklós is being treated at a Swedish hospital. The doctors diagnose him with a severe lung disease and tell him that he has no more than six months to live. But he refuses to give up, wants to find a wife with whom he can start a new life, and sends letters to 117 Hungarian girls who are also being treated in Sweden. One of the girls is 19-year-old Lili, who likes Miklós’s letter, and they start corresponding.
Writer/Director: Péter Gárdos
Genre: Holocaust Drama
Countries: Hungary, Israel
Language(s): Hungarian, English Subtitles
Running Time: 110 Minutes • 2016

MONDAY, MARCH 20 — 8:15 PM (81 MIN)

“Peter The 3rd”

What some people will do in order to make sure they get their pension….In this comical feature film, 65-year-old Peter decides to run for office in order to get a governmental pension. Sitting around with his buddies at their usual café, they come up with a plan whereby Peter runs for office, thus making sure that he at least gets his governmental pension. With the help of the young waitress, they not only scheme and strategize — along the way they all learn about life, love and loss.
Director: Tommy Lang
Genre: Comedy
Country: Israel
Language(s): Hebrew, English Subtitles
Running Time: 81 Minutes • 2015