David: One Boy, Two Faiths
A Joel Fendelman film, starring Maz Jobrani Eleven year-old Daud, the son of a religious imam in Brooklyn, is mistaken for a Jewish boy. He becomes conflicted after befriending Jewish kids his age, and the longer he plays out his double life, the more he risks driving a wedge in his family. This prize-winning film explores boundaries of faith and trust in New York’s multi-cultural backdrop.
January 23 – 7:00pm
Nominated for Best Foreign Film in 20112 this Joseph Cedar Film tells the story of Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik both eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in Talmudic Studies. This is the story of insane academic competition, the dichotomy between admiration and envy for a role model, and the very complicated relationship between a father and son.
January 25 – 7:00pm
An Avi Nesher Film Graffiti artist, mystery man — part con-man, party modern-day prophet — along with a grumpy cynical private investigator, and a neurotic femme fatale, embark on a noirish journey into the very heart of darkness of Jerusalem.
January 27 – 2:00pm
Road to Eden: Rock & Roll Sukkot
A Doug Passon film Road to Eden is a feature-length documentary that captures Judaism’s most profound teachings about our connection to the earth, the fragility of existence, and our dream of a world perfected. The film follows the journey of rock musician Dan Nichols. You might even be in the film! Film maker Doug Passon and Musician Dan Nichols will speak and perform immediately following the movie!