Aug. 11 National Geographic, Time, Life, The New York Times,and many others chronicle the life works of Amos Nachoum and his dream of photographing a polar bear while swimming with it.
Ripe with all the drama and interpersonal conflicts of a Jane Austen novel, a young Jewish woman negotiates the labyrinth of familial pressure and religious precedent with no easy choices.
Aug. 16 Sponsored by: Arrow Fabricare Services, Bruce + Stephanie Gershon
The subject of his grandson’s senior year art project, Jewish dry cleaner Samuel(Hal Linden), shares his untold story of surviving Nazi Germany, bringing his family together after decades apart.
Things are not going according to plan for Scott(Ben Schwartz), a struggling stand-up comedian, who is wracked with doubt and facing the prospect of a “real” job, finds an unexpected connection with Marty(Billy Crystal). Together, they find the strength to start confronting their long-simmering regrets.
Anna and Adam are just married and using their honeymoon to reconnect with their Polish Jewish roots. They will be attending a ceremony in memory of Adam’s grandfather’s Jewish village, which was destroyed 75 years ago. Will they discover more than they bargained for?
Aug. 19 Sponsored by: Michael Gortenburg in honor of Galit and Shoshana Gortenburg – Executive Producers
A decorated German POW, Bert plays for redemption on the soccer field in this rousing and romantic true story. His arrival also arouses the post-war ire of fans, and unbeknownst to him, his greatest challenge is yet to come.
2020 KC Jewish Film Fest
Opens This Sunday!
All films are available for 48-hours
from the comfort of your own home.
Tickets start at just $12 for your whole household!
Only 200 e-tickets are available for each film, get yours now.