New York Jewish Film Festival 2018

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The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are delighted to continue their partnership to bring you the 27th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, presenting films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience.

This year’s festival features an exciting lineup of documentary, narrative, and short films, including new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics.


7:00 PM, "Let Yourself Go" (NEW YORK PREMIERE) preceded by "The Backseat" — In the delirious Italian spin on Jewish comedy "Let Yourself Go," a detached psychoanalyst, Elia (Toni Servillo), is warned by his doctor that his health is at risk, so he enlists the young, attractive and undisciplined Claudia (Veronice Echegui) as his new personal trainer. Q&A with director Francisco Amato.

9:30 PM, "Siege" (U.S. PREMIERE OF RESTORATION) — Israel’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 42nd Academy Awards in 1970, "Siege" is the story of the widowed Tamar (legendary Gila Almagor), whose husband was killed in the Six-Day War and who wants to begin to put her grief behind her.



Saturday, January 13, 2018 (All day)


Walter Reade Theater
165 W. 65th St.
New York, NY 10023

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