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.
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
Saturday, June 10 - 8:00pm
Cultures and genres clash as the rhythms of taiko, New Orleans parade bands and roots music come together in a unique collaboration between Nagata Shachu and the acclaimed ensemble DRUMHAND.
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.
Sunday, June 25th - 7:30pm
An enjoyable evening of spirited music performed by enthusiastic musicians, highlighted by the quintessential arrangement of Rossini’s William Tell Overture.
Sunday September 17, 4:00 & 7:30 pm
Guest Speaker: Artist and Author Bernice Eisenstein
Israel, 2012, Ofer Zingerman director, 50 min
Kippur (Day of Atonement)
Israel, 2009, Sivan Mor Goldman director, 26 min
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.
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.
Presented 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.