Jewish film fest continues
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 www.radyjcc.com. 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.