Edmonton Journal

J ewi sh F i lm Festival


This year’s Jewish Film Festival, which runs from Sunday to Tuesday during the first two weeks of May, boasts films from the U.S. and France, Germany and Israel. They range from dramas (Apples in the Desert, Run Boy Run) to documentar­ies (Above and Beyond, The Outrageous Sophie Tucker) to comedies such as Hunting Elephants. The hit Israeli film features Patrick Stewart in a caper involving a 12-year-old and his cranky grandfathe­r, who are out to save their family.

When: Sunday, May 3 to Tuesday, May 5, and Sunday, May 10 to Tuesday, May 12

Where: Landmark Cinema, Edmonton City Centre

Admission: $11, available at the website; a festival pass is also available.

Info: jewishedmo­nton.org

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