The 2017 Jewish In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val

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Cel­e­brate out­stand­ing Jewish cin­ema from all over the world at the 2017 Jewish In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val. Over 60 films from 24 coun­tries in­clud­ing Is­rael, Australia, Ar­gentina, Den­mark, France, Ger­many, the Nether­lands, Poland, Spain, UK and USA will cel­e­brate the sprawl­ing di­ver­sity of Jewish cul­ture and sto­ry­telling. A high­light of the pro­gram is “Jun­gle”, the in­cred­i­ble real-life sur­vival story of Aus­tralian-based Is­raeli en­tre­pre­neur Yossi Ghins­berg, by “Wolf Creek” di­rec­tor Greg Mclean. Star­ring Daniel Rad­cliffe, the grip­ping true story fol­lows Ghins­berg as he leaves behind a sim­ple life to chase an im­pos­si­ble dream in the depths of the Ama­zon rain­for­est. 25 Oct–22 Nov at Classic Cine­mas, El­stern­wick, and 26 Oct–21 Nov at Lido Cine­mas, Hawthorn. jiff.com.au

Daniel Rad­cliffe stars in “Jun­gle”.

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