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Sam and Me

Man sits reading newspaper at table Presented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with 918 Bathurst, celebrating Canada 150
Sunday June 4, 4:00 & 7:30 pm

Canada, 1991, Deepa Mehta director, 94 min

Guest Speaker: Paul Saltzman, Executive Producer of Sam and Me

A quirky comedy that follows the adventures of a Jewish senior and his minder, a young East Indian immigrant. Sam and Me looks at Toronto’s recent past and portrays the similar dreams of different cultures and generations.

Read more: Sam and Me

MNjcc Community Choir Annual Spring Concerts

ChoirConcert2016 webiconJune 7 and 8, 2017
8:00 pm (doors open 7:30)

Founding Conductor: Harriet Wichin
Guest conductors: Mark Ramsay & Briony Glassco
Pianist: Asher Farber
The MNjcc Community Choir is a dynamic 75-member SATB auditioned choir. Come here a great line-up of choral favourites from Paul Simon to Leonard Cohen, Ola Gjeilo to Dr Rollo Dillworth. This choir performs high energy repertoire with HEART!
These shows always sell out in advance, so purchase tickets now to guarantee your seats! We would love to see you there.

Tickets on sale May 1: $10 in person at the MNjcc or Purchase tickets on Eventbrite
At the Al Green Theatre
Choir CDs on sale at the concert! $20
Box office opens on site one (1) hour prior to the performance

Children’s Musical Theatre Project Presents: Into the Woods

An old looking book that says Into the Woods JuniorJune 19 & June 20
7:00 pm, Al Green Theatre

Our not-for-profit, community initiative that gives kids an opportunity to build confidence and develop interpersonal skills through the creative process of mounting a full-scale junior musical. A fun, respectful and inclusive environment where kids can be themselves.

Artistic Director Sara Winter returns joined by Elizabeth De Grazia as Musical Director. Sara and Elizabeth are passionate about kids having opportunities to express themselves, and have over 20 years of experience performing on Broadway, here in Canada, and in London’s West End.

Tickets are $15 and are available online ONLY – no in person or phone sales
All ticket sales are final. No refunds, no exchanges.
Box Office opens on site beginning one (1) hour prior to the performance. Door sales are cash only.

The Human Resources Manager (Shlichuto Shel HaMemune Al Mashabei Enosh)

Four adults in winter coats standing in front of a Volkswagen busPresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with  Schwartz/Reisman Centre 
Sunday October 15, 2017

Guest Speaker: Critic Adam Nayman

Israel, Germany, France, Romania, 2010
Eran Riklis director, 103 min

A suicide bombing in Israel takes the life of a Romanian worker, leaving her reluctant HR manager to escort her body home. An adaptation of A.B. Yehoshua’s novel from the director of The Syrian Bride, The Human Resources Manager is a darkly comic yet poignant film. In Hebrew , English, Romanian and French with English Subititles.

Read more: The Human Resources Manager (Shlichuto Shel HaMemune Al  Mashabei  Enosh)

The Concert (Le concert)

conductor looking out from stage towards a large concert venuePresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with The Royal Conservatory of Music
Sunday December 10, 2017

France, 2009, Radu Mihaileanu director, 119 min

Former Bolshoi conductor Andrei Simoniovich Filipov was fi red for engaging Jewish musicans. Now he works at the Bolshoi as a cleaner. Learning that the orchestra has been invited to play in Paris, he conspires to conduct the concert. Witness his triumph over his disastrous past in this delightful comedic drama. In French and Russian with English Subtitles.

Read more: The Concert (Le concert)

Bogdan’s Journey

men wearing kippahs and woman wearing hat at memorialPresented by Toronto Jewish Film Society
Co-presented with Holocaust Education Week and the Polish Jewish Heritage Foundation
Sunday November 5, 2017

Guest Speaker: Professor Piotr J. Wróbel

Poland, USA, 2016, Michal Jaskulski & Lawrence Loewinger directors, 83 min

In 1946, forty Holocaust survivors seeking shelter in Kielce, Poland, were murdered by townspeople. For decades, Polish authorities suppressed the story. Bogdan’s Journey documents the Kielce Pogrom
and one man’s attempts to persuade people to face their past. In Polish with English Subtitles.

Read more: Bogdan’s Journey

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