Brooklyn Israeli Film Festival$$
Kane Street Synagogue
236 Kane Street, Brooklyn NY
For quick trailer previews, check out http://kanestreet.org/iff2014/
• Thurs., Jan 23rd at 8pm - "Life In Stills," a funny and touching documentary about an uncompromising 96-year old grandmother and her grandson Ben's journey to save the legendary "Photo House" studio. (The generation gap on steroids)! Best Documentary, 2012 Israeli Oscars. Post-film Skype Q&A interview with director Tamar Tal. (Tenth anniversary opening night reception at 7:15pm).
• Sat., Jan 25th at 8pm - "Out in the Dark," an intimate love story turned riveting thriller about a closeted Palestinian student and his openly gay Israeli lover. For mature audiences. Best Film, Haifa International Film Festival, 2012. Post-film Q&A with producer Lihu Roter.
• Sun., Jan 26th at 7pm - "Fill the Void," an exquisitely acted emotional drama about 18-year-old Shira who is pressured to marry her brother-in-law when her sister dies in childbirth. Offers an intimate glimpse into the cloistered world of the ultra-Orthodox. Winner of seven 2012 Israeli Oscars.
Tickets $12/person or $30 for the series. Hire a babysitter and make a date.