Director Manfred Kirchheimer holds up two hands in an L shape in front of his faceSeptember 8, 2019
    1:00 pm and 4:30 pm screenings
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society
    A co-presentation with Holy Blossom Temple

    USA, 2017, Manfred Kirchheimer, director, 90 minutes
    Manfred Kirchheimer, professor of film at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, poses the question “What does it mean to be Jewish?” to a spectrum of Jews varying in age, ideological orientation and religious identity. A humorous and thought-provoking documentary that illustrates an array of contradictions inherent in Judaism.

    Father Romuald Waszkinel speaking with another man October 6, 2019
    1:00 pm and 4:30 pm screenings
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society
    A co-presentation with Prosserman JCC and Schwartz/Reisman Centre

    Israel, 2011, Ronit Kertsmer, director, 72 minutes
    Born Jewish but given to a Catholic family to save him during the Holocaust, Romuald Waszkinel discovered his Jewish roots 12 years after his ordination as a Catholic priest. A captivating documentary that delves into the two sides of Waszkinel’s conflicted heart and soul.

    A family sits together at a dining table eating breakfastNovember 3, 2019
    1:00 pm and 4:30 pm screenings
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society
    A co-presentation with Goethe Institut Toronto for Holocaust Education Week

    Russia/Germany, 2016, Andrei Konchalovsky, director, 130 minutes
    This award-winning drama tells the intertwining story of three individuals: Olga, an aristocratic émigré and member of the French Resistance; Jules, a French collaborator; and Helmut, a high-ranking SS German officer. A powerful and starkly elegant examination of survival and sacrifice.

    A bride posing for a picture in front of an airplane December 1, 2019
    1:00 pm and 4:30 pm screenings
    Presented by the Toronto Jewish Film Society
    A co-presentation with the Consulate General of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Toronto

    France/Israel, 2007, Marco Carmel, director, 130 minutes

    Marjorie, Ada and Esther become fast friends while on the 1953 “Bride Flight” that transports brides-to-be from Holland to their fiancés in New Zealand. On board, the women meet Frank, whose relationship with each of them alters the course of their lives. A captivating drama about the choices we make and the secrets we keep.

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