Here’s the full list of films and below are some of the exciting features taking place in the next two months:
Tue, Sep 5 | Kick off The Carole Zabar Center for Film’s fall season with a rooftop screening of The Fabelmans, directed by Steven Spielberg. Nancy Spielberg will be giving an in-person introduction before the film begins.
Sun, Sep 10 | Keys Bags Names Words provides intimate profiles of people living with dementia and their care partners, showing that creativity, humor, and compassion can lead the way toward hope and resilience. This film is not a lament to loss, but a celebration of the human spirit. Part of the Fall Fitness + Wellness Open House at the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan. In collaboration with ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York.
Tue, Sep 12 | Joyce Carol Oates: A Body in the Service of Mind is a candid documentary in which the award-winning author of over 100 novels provides insight into her life and creative process.
Tue, Sep 19 | The Storms of Jeremy Thomas takes us on a five-day road trip to the Cannes Film Festival with award-winning producer Jeremy Thomas, the icon behind some of the most controversial and celebrated films of all time. The journey is an intimate glimpse into his life and work, interspersed with interviews with acclaimed actors, including Tilda Swinton and Debra Winger.
Tue, Sep 26 | Unorthodox Education exposes the shocking truth—that tens of thousands of Jewish school children graduate from ultra-Orthodox high schools without legally-mandated education in English, science, math, and history.
Thu, Oct 12 | The Path Forward: Remembering Willowbrook is a documentary celebrating advocacy and inclusion. Fifty years ago, an exposé revealing horrific conditions at the Willowbrook State School shocked the nation and forever changed the treatment of people with disabilities. In partnership with ReelAbilities Film Festival: New York.
Tue, Oct 17 | The Holy Closet tells the stories of LGBTQ people who chose to remain religious Jews, building their lives, relationships, families, and everyday activities according to the Jewish faith.
Tue, Oct 24 | June Zero is set in Israel in 1962. After an emotional public trial, Adolf Eichmann was tried and sentenced to death for crimes against humanity and the Jewish people. This film follows three characters involved in this nation-defining event: A 13-year-old immigrant who works in the factory where Eichmann’s corpse was incinerated; A Moroccan guard assigned to Eichmann’s jail cell; and a Polish survivor of Auschwitz and chief interrogator at the trial.
Save the Date: The 17th annual Other Israel Film Festival will take place November 2–9.