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The Joan Sourasky-Constantiner Jewish & Holocaust Cinema Foundation and the Yad Vashem Visual Center Present The Awards in The Jewish Experience Competition:

THE LIA AWARD

For films dealing with Jewish heritage

THE AVNER-SHALEV-YAD VASHEM CHAIRMAN’S AWARD

For artistic achievement in Holocaust-related film

Kindly endowed by Michaela and Leon Constantiner, USA

BlacKkKlansman

Dir.: Spike Lee
| 128 minutes

In the early 1970s, an Afro-American police officer notices an ad for the Ku Klux Klan and contacts the advertisers. What starts out as a joke becomes an infiltration operation into the racist organization. Grand Jury Award at Cannes.

Hitler's Hollywood

Dir.: Rüdiger Suchsland
| 105 minutes

Based on archival footage from German films produced between 1933-1945, this documentary debates the entertainment industry’s submission to Nazi demands and ponders its double role as a propaganda mouthpiece and escapist space.

The Interpreter

Dir.: Martin Šulík
| 113 minutes

An 80-year-old man sets out to take revenge on the SS officer who executed his parents, but instead, finds his 70-year-old son who avoided his father throughout his entire life. The two old men embark upon a bittersweet journey to meet surviving witnesses of the wartime tragedy.

Promise at Dawn

Dir.: Eric Barbier
| 131 minutes

A poignant drama surrounding the life of author Romain Gary and his complex relationship with his mother—from his poor childhood in Poland and teens in sunny Nice, to flying school in Africa and the final days of his life.

Red Cow

Dir.: Tsivia Barkai-Yacov
| 91 minutes

As 17 year old Benny’s extremist father becomes more and more obsessed with a red heifer that he believes will bring the redemption, she drifts further away and into the arms of Yael, a new young woman in her life.

Redemption

Dir.: Joseph Madmony, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov
| 104 minutes

Menachem, a former frontman for a rock band, is now religious. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative solution to fund the treatments. Menachem reunites his band for one last tour.

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Wednesday 24.07.19
24.07.19
20:30
2019-07-24 20:30:00 2019-07-24 22:30:00 Asia/Jerusalem Redemption <p>The screening will take place at the pool's parking lot (2 Asirei Tsiyon st.)</p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Redemption

Transit

Dir.: Christian Petzold
| 101 minutes

A man escaping Paris on the eve of the Nazi occupation adopts a dead author’s identity. In Marseilles, he meets a woman looking for her husband—the very man he impersonates. A brazen adaptation of Anna Seghers’ novel placing characters from 80 years ago in contemporary Marseilles.

Zohar – The Return

Dir.: Dani Rosenberg, Yaniv Segalovich
| 70 minutes

Decades after leaving entertainment to become a Rabbi, Uri Zohar, a pioneer of Israeli cinema, is directing once again. As he tells the story of a dancer who discovers her faith, we get a glimpse into his own personal journey.