Jewish film fest con­tin­ues

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The Win­nipeg In­ter­na­tional Jewish Film Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues next week with fea­ture films screened at the Rady Cen­tre un­til Satur­day, June 1. Tick­ets are avail­able by call­ing 204477-7510 or on­line at The films in­clude:

an Is­raeli pro­duc­tion about a man who goes to great lengths to hon­our the last wishes of a dy­ing friend. Satur­day, May 25, 8:00 p.m.

an Amer­i­can doc about the most rec­og­nized piece of Jewish mu­sic in all its in­car­na­tions. Sun­day, May 26, at 7:30 p.m.

a Ger­man/Aus­tralia/U.K. co-pro­duc­tion about a Ger­man girl who must face her own hate­ful Nazi ide­ol­ogy in the last days of the Third Re­ich. Mon­day, May 27, at 7:30 p.m.

a Ger­man/U.K. co­pro­duc­tion about Ukrainian Jews who hid in caves to es­cape the Nazis in what be­came the long­est recorded (544 days) un­der­ground sur­vival in hu­man his­tory. Wed­nes­day, May 29, at 7:30 p.m.

an Is­raeli drama about a fam­ily con­tend­ing with a trans­gen­dered child. Thurs­day, May 30, at 7:30 p.m

an Is­rael/Poland doc­u­men­tary telling the ex­tra­or­di­nary story of Ro­muald Waszkinel, an or­dained Pol­ish Catholic priest who dis­cov­ers that he was born to Jewish par­ents, and that his name was Ja­cob Wek­sler. Fri­day, May 31, at 5 p.m. Is­rael’s big­gest box-of­fice hit of 2012, a col­lec­tion of strange vi­gnettes that func­tions as an al­le­gory on Is­raeli so­ci­ety. Satur­day, June 1, at 8 p.m.

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