A woman stands on a stage with her arms outstretchedJanuary 19, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, Israeli Connection at the MNjcc, Consulate General of Israel in Toronto, and UJA Emerging Communities Committee

    Rare screening. This title will not be available for screening in Canada again until 2025!

    USA, 2019, Scott Schwartz, director
    Tovah Feldshuh gives a mesmerizing one-woman performance as Golda Meir while breathing life into 45 other characters. This film footage of the Broadway production was recently unearthed and assembled into a new motion picture. Winner of 20 "Audience Choice Awards" in 2019. Toronto Premiere. 86 minutes
    Producer Dave Fishelson will attend the screening.

    A woman looks off camera, a portrait of her is faded in the backgroundFebruary 23, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Goethe-Institut Toronto

    USA, 2006, Richard Berge, Bonnie Cohen, Nicole Newnham, directors
    The Nazis plundered millions of paintings, sculptures and other art as they waged a war of destruction across Europe. Countless works were stolen from Jews. Hitler had made plans to build a monumental art museum in his birthplace of Linz. This documentary compellingly explores the heroic efforts to recover the stolen art. 117 minutes
    Guest speaker: Artist and Author Bernice Eisenstein

    a black and white photograph of white-coated people in a morgueMarch 15, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Toronto Jewish Film Foundation and Yiddish Vinkl

    Canada, 2018, Cheryl Levitt and Barbara Lent, directors
    Dr. May Cohen and her husband ran a successful and popular medical practice in Toronto until 1977. Dr. May became a powerful advocate for women’s health and the advancement of women physicians. This documentary, selected as an audience favourite at 2019 TJFF, celebrates her life and radical achievements. 47 minutes
    Dr. May Cohen will attend for a discussion after the screening.

    a group of men in white shirts are lined up, one has a black eye. they are facing a man in a suit who is talking to themApril 19, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Macedonian Film Festival

    Macedonia, 2012, Darko Mitrevski, director
    Inspired by true events, love and soccer merge. A riveting drama about a Macedonian team, coached by a Jew, that competed in Bulgaria’s soccer league during Nazi occupation. Tension and excitement prevail as players toe the fine line between defiance and playing with the rules.113 minutes

    three women standing at night, the woman in the middle is wearing a head scarfMay 24, 2020
    3:00 pm
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society. Co-presented with Israeli Connection at the MNjcc, Consulate General of Israel in Toronto, New Israel Fund of Canada, LGBTQ at the J, and UJA Emerging Communities Committee

    Israel/France, 2016, Maysaloun Hamoud, director
    This poignant drama follows the lives of three modern Palestinian women who share a flat in contemporary Tel Aviv. Their lives weave a powerful tale of love, sisterhood, and brave defiance. Though born into traditional patriarchies, these women seek to define their own values in an ever-changing world. 103 minutes

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