Congregation Shaara Tfille hosts a live streaming Winter Film Festival from December 31 - January 9. The wide variety of exclusive, award-winning new full features and documentaries are presented by Menemsha Films. Open to the entire community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain trailers and the live streaming links. This festival is sponsored by a generous grant from the Jewish Federation of Northeast New York.
The purpose of the Film Festival is to remember who we are, where we have been and what our values are. Menemsha Films has worked for 20 years with a singular mission: “To preserve and share our Jewish stories collected from around the world. Menemsha has built the largest library of its kind anywhere outside of Israel.
The 20 full features include: A Starry Sky Above The Roman Ghetto (Un Cielo Stellato Sopra Il Ghetto Di Roma), An Impossible Love, An Irrepressible Woman, Asia, Born in Jerusalem and Still Alive, Broken Mirrors, Here We Are, If You See My Mother, Labyrinth of Peace, Neighbours, Plan A, Shadow Country, The Crossing, The Sign Painter, Those Who Remained, Thou Shalt Not Hate, Tiger Within, Valiant Hearts, Wet Dog and Winter Journey.
The 8 documentaries include: African Exodus, Kindertransports To Sweden, Latter Day Jew, Mish Mish, Outremont and the Hasidim, Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance, Syndrome K and Xueta Island.
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of NENY