New and Noteworthy
Aviva Kempner’s ROSENWALD is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, the son of an immigrant peddler who never finished high school, but rose to become the President of Sears. Influenced by the writings of the educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.
In MISTRESS AMERICA, Tracy (Lola Kirke) is a lonely college freshman in New York, having neither the exciting university experience nor the glamorous metropolitan lifestyle she envisioned. But when she is taken in by her soon-to-be stepsister, Brooke (Greta Gerwig) – a resident of Times Square and adventurous gal about town – she is rescued from her disappointment and seduced by Brooke’s alluringly mad schemes.
Wed, Sep 9 at 8PM
A week before he’s set to move across the country with his girlfriend, Craig impulsively sets out on a solo road trip across the US to see the nation’s largest sites in this funny, warm-hearted comedy of self-discovery.
Wed, Sep 16 at 8PM
Marithé works in a training center and her task is to assist people who are seeking alternative job options. One day, Carole arrives at the center, looking for new professional opportunities as she can no longer stand the pressure of working with her talented Michelin-starred chef husband, Sam (Roschdy Zem). When Marithé meets Sam, she can’t help being attracted to him. Suddenly she has some very personal motives in helping Carole to start over…
Thu, Sep 24 at 8PM
Yoseph is a Druze who returns to his native village after having been estranged from it for 17 years. He arrives with his son and daughter, whose Jewish mother he has just divorced, and plans to settle down in this small Druze village. That decision leads to friction within the closed, conservative Druze community as, to be a real Druze, both parents must be Druze. Despite the problems and difficulties, Smadar, Yoseph’s daughter, unexpectedly finds love.
Thu, Oct 15 at 7PM
Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and be ready for some laughs and some tears — the Annual Kickstarter Film Festival is coming to a theater near you. On Thursday October 15, over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature films funded on Kickstarter. Part A includes the films Afronauts (short) and What We Do in the Shadows.
Thu, Oct 15 at 9:20PM
Grab some popcorn, take a seat, and be ready for some laughs and some tears — the Annual Kickstarter Film Festival is coming to a theater near you. On Thursday October 15, over 30 theaters across the United States will screen an expertly curated selection of some of the best short and feature films funded on Kickstarter. Part B includes the films World of Tomorrow (short), Submarine Sandwich (short) and T-Rex.