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Phoenix

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‘SUMPTUOUS FILM-NOIR MELODRAMA… A HAUNTING PORTRAIT OF IDENTITY, LOSS AND THE SEARCH FOR ANSWERS IN POST-WWII BERLIN.’ Variety 

A highly original and haunting tale of displacement and confused identities, featuring extraordinary performances by actors Nina Hoss and Ronald Zehrfeld. Traumatised by the loss of her family, popular cabaret singer Nelly returns from the camps to the chaos of post-war Berlin to track down the husband who betrayed her.

18-31 May, JW3

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Amy – Save the Date

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Director Asif Kapadia and Amy’s first manager and friend Nick Shymanski will attend a post screening Q&A.

The unmissable story of musical icon Amy Winehouse, told by award-winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna). Kapadia weaves a heartbreakingly tender and immersive portrait of Amy the child, girl and the young woman. The result is unforgettable.

23 June, Odeon Swiss Cottage (tickets on sale soon)

 

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The Green Prince: SOLD OUT!

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“AS GRIPPING AS ANY HIGH-CONCEPT HOLLYWOOD THRILLER AND AS PSYCHOLOGICALLY KNOTTY AS GREEK TRAGEDY” THE GUARDIAN

This real-life thriller tells the story of one of Israel’s most prized intelligence sources, the son of a top Hamas leader. Under the code name ‘The Green Prince’, he was recruited to spy on his own people for over a decade.

Focusing on his complex relationship with his handler, this is a gripping account of terror, betrayal, impossible choices and of a friendship that defies all boundaries.

21 May Cineworld Didsbury Manchester

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JW3 Screening

God’s Slave

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Taut and mesmerising, fast action drama-thriller, based on the true story of the 1994 bombing of the Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires.

Award-winning young Venezuelan director Joel Novoa Schneider draws compelling performances from his two troubled protagonists: one a ‘sleeper’ terrorist, activated to carry out a deadly mission and the other, a Mossad agent, desperate to avoid past mistakes and prevent tragedy.

1-7 June, JW3
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Afternoon Delight

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“A smart and funny directorial debut, Jill Soloway (Sundance winner), joins the ranks of Apatow and Tina Fey, as a new force in adult comedy features” Huffington Post

Despite the trappings of a successful life (uber cute husband/son and Silver Lake home) Rachel, played by the phenomenal Kathryn Hahn, has lost all sense of self, purpose and libido. To kick-start the latter, she and her husband visit a strip club where she meets mesmeric sex worker McKenna (Juno Temple).

Hoping to save McKenna, Rachel takes her home as a live-in nanny.

8-14 June, JW3
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This Is Where I Leave You

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A dramatic comedy featuring Golden Globe winner Jason Bateman; Golden Globe and Emmy winner Tina Fey; and two-time Oscar® winner, Jane Fonda.

When their father passes away, the Altman family’s four grown siblings, are forced to return to their childhood home for the Shiva week, along with their over-sharing mother, spouses, exes and might-have-beens. Confronting their history and their frayed relationships, they ultimately reconnect in hysterical and emotionally affecting ways amid the chaos, humor, heartache and redemption that only families can provide.

15-21 June, JW3
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Serial (Bad) Weddings

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A breakout hit in France. The Verneuils are Catholic, well-off and well-educated. They struggle with three daughters who have married, successively, a Jewish man, an Arab man, and an Asian man, so when their fourth daughter falls in love with a Catholic, they’re delighted. But things don’t go to plan and soon the three brothers-in-law are enlisted to prevent the next wedding.

22-30 June, JW3
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Wakolda

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“A GENTLY STRIKING AND ACHINGLY TENSE DRAMA” Screen Daily

A deeply atmospheric and eerily gripping thriller, set in the stunning landscape of the Patagonian hills in the 1960s, about an innocent family who unknowingly welcomes a Nazi war criminal into their home.

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UKJF at Montreal

UKJF announces partnership with Festival du Cinéma Israélien de Montréal

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We are delighted to announce that UK Jewish Film will be managing the programme for the 10th Festival du Cinéma Israélien de Montréal, which will take place from 28th May – 4th June 2015 at cinemas in Montreal, Canada.
Organised by the Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec this festival will bring the latest in contemporary Israeli cinema with 13 outstanding feature films and 11 short films.

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