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Semitic Cousins Film Series

Semitic Cousins: A Trio of Jewish Films

With introductions and discussions from Professor Lawrence Baron, author of The Modern Jewish Experience in World Cinema. Popcorn, candy and drinks will be served.

$30 for the series of all 3 films, or $12 per individual film No charge for CBI 5776 Enrichment Patrons.
The films will be shown at CBI and are open to the community.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:00 PM

freemenFree Men (France: 2011), Directed by Ismael Ferroukhi
An Algerian emigrant in Paris during World War II is inspired to join the French Resistance when he becomes friends with a Jewish man.



Thursday, February 18, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Jaffa (Israel: 2009), Directed by Karen YedayaJaffa-film
The relationship between a Jewish woman and a Palestinian man leads to tensions.



Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Arranged (US: 2007), Directed by Diane Crespo & Stefan C. Schaeferarranged
A Jewish and a Muslim woman meet and realize that they have a lot in common.