2017 Festival

    1945

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 4:30 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    Deep undercurrents run beneath the surface of a quaint village that’s ultimately forced to face up to its past.

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    A Bag of Marbles (Un Sac de Billes)

    Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 1:30 PM

    A lavishly shot production that is brilliantly acted, exploring the Holocaust through the eyes of young brothers.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/a-bag-of-marbles-un-sac-de-billes/Read More

    A Quiet Heart (Lev Shaket Meod)

    Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 2:00 PM

    A secular young woman seeks refuge from the pressure of her life, using music as a bridge to overcome towering religious barriers.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/a-quiet-heart-lev-shaket-meod/Read More

    Bang! The Bert Berns Story

    Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    Bert Berns, the most important songwriter and record producer from the 60’s that you never heard of.
    Guest in attendence.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/bang-the-bert-berns-story/Read More

    Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

    Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    A never before seen interview with Israel’s first Prime Minister. Essential viewing.
    Guest in attendence.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/ben-gurion-epilogue-2/Read More

    Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

    Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    A never before seen interview with Israel’s first Prime Minister. Essential viewing.

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    Bird On A Wire

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    Directed by celebrated British filmmaker Tony Palmer, the film follows Leonard Cohen on his 1972 European tour.
    Guest in attendence.

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    Bobbi Jene

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Award winning documentary of renowned Batsheva dancer Bobbi Jene Smith in flux between two lives, and two loves.

    EXPLICIT CONTENT

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    Bye Bye Germany (Es war einmal in Deutschland…)

    Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    The true story of displaced persons trying to raise enough money to get to America.
    Guests in attendence.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/bye-bye-germany-es-war-einmal-in-deutschland/Read More

    Dreaming of A Jewish Christmas

    Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    This engaging documentary uncovers the Jewish connection to Christmas music.
    Movie and an Eggroll Presentation
    Guest in attendence.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/dreaming-of-a-jewish-christmas/Read More

    Eva Hesse

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 12:15 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    THE PETER OBERLANDER MEMORIAL FILM. An extraordinary artist! Her ground-breaking work and the life that provided the fertile soil for her achievements.

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    Freedom Runners (Ratsim Lahofesh)

    Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 11:00 AM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    A charismatic teacher leads a running group of refugees; an activity which becomes a way to find their place in Israeli society.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/freedom-runners-ratsim-lahofesh/Read More

    Harmonia

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 7:30 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    CLOSING GALA
    A modern retelling of the biblical triangle between Abraham, Sarah and Hagar.

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    In Between (Bar Bahar)

    Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    A balancing act between tradition and modernity, citizenship and culture, fealty and freedom.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/in-between-bar-bahar/Read More

    Keep the Change

    Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    OPENING GALA.
    Being different isn’t a hindrance to also being just like everyone else.

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    Keep The Change

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 10:00 AM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    Rachel Israel’s award winning labour of love is a tour-de-force touching love story.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/keep-the-change-repeat/Read More

    Kosher Love

    Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    A rabbinical matchmaker, a Hasidic couple and a single guy, explore the precise meaning of humanity’s most powerful word.
    Guest in attendence.

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    Mandala Beats

    Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    Bassist Yossi Fine departs on a journey of rediscovery to explore new roots and collaborate with local musicians.
    Guest in attendence.

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    Measures of Merit (Yehudiya)

    Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 1:30 PM

    Against all odds Ruth Colian is running for the Israeli Knesset to establish the first-ever political party for religious women.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/measures-of-merit-yehudiya/Read More

    Menashe

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 1:30 PM

    A good-hearted grocery store clerk struggles against tradition to keep custody of his only son after the death of his wife.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/menashe/Read More

    Muhi: Generally Temporary

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    A boy raised in unusual circumstances that transcend identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/muhi-generally-temporary/Read More

    My Hero Brother (Ach Sheli Gibor)

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    A group of remarkable young people embark on a demanding trek through the Himalayas.
    Guest in attendence.

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    Past Life (Ha’khata’im)

    Saturday, November 11th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    Can the truth set you free and also save a family in the process? A pair of sisters endeavour to find out.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/past-life-hakhataim/Read More

    Pinsky

    Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 9:15 PM

    Sophia’s Russian grandmother is trying to marry her off to Trevor. There’s only one problem…Sophia isn’t interested in guys!

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    Saving Nur (Lehatzil Et Nur)

    Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 12:30 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    A journey across borders shows the transformative power of humanity and hope.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/saving-nur-lehatzil-et-nur/Read More

    Shelter (Mistor)

    Saturday, November 4th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    A Mossad agent, a Lebanese collaborator and two weeks in a safe house. An easy mission? Not in the world of espionage and intrigue.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/shelter-mistor/Read More

    Shorts Program

    Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    Don’t miss this eclectic collection of seven highly entertaining and thought provoking shorts from around the world.
    Guests in attendence.

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    Shorts Program

    Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 1:30 PM

    Don’t miss this eclectic collection of seven highly entertaining and thought provoking shorts from around the world.
    Guests in attendence.

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    The 90 Minute War (Milhemet 90 Hadakot)

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 9:00 PM

    A politically incorrect mockumentary reveals the sometimes petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/the-90-minute-war-milhemet-90-hadakot-2/Read More

    The 90 Minute War (Milhemet 90 Hadakot)

    Tuesday, November 7th, 2017 at 1:30 PM

    A politically incorrect mockumentary reveals the sometimes petty nature of the differences dividing the Middle East.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/the-90-minute-war-milhemet-90-hadakot/Read More

    The Bloom of Yesterday (Die Blumen von Gestern)

    Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 6:45 PM

    An altogether unlikely romantic comedy between a German Holocaust researcher and his new French intern set amidst the shadows of history.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/the-bloom-of-yesterday-die-blumen-von-gestern/Read More

    The Essential Link

    Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    The remarkable, little known, true story of Wilfrid Israel, a man credited with saving thousands of Jews from the Nazi Regime.
    Guest in attendence.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/the-essential-link/Read More

    The Heir

    Sunday, November 12th, 2017 at 2:45 PM

    Presented with Chutzpah! Festival PLUS Chutzpah2018 Logo website
    A journey to recover paintings stolen from the filmmaker’s family during the war.
    Guest in attendence.

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    The Wedding Plan (Laavor et Hakir)

    Thursday, November 9th, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    After her fiancé backs out of the wedding, Michal decides to keep the wedding hall and trusts that fate will provide her with a groom.

    https://vjff-live-2.stumblepie.com/events/event/the-wedding-plan-laavor-et-hakir/Read More