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"Skin" — FINAL DAY

(Jul. 26-Aug. 8) — "A movie you can’t get out of your head." — RollingStone. Academy Award-winning Guy Nattiv's film about a young neo-Nazi, based on the story of Bryon Widner. Q&As. Click for trailer.

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"The Lehman Trilogy"

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes ("Skyfall," "The Ferryman") directs the critically-acclaimed, award-winning theatrical production, which will be broadcast live. Click for on-stage trailer. 

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Natalie Portman Announced As Female Thor In Upcoming Marvel Movie

(JTA) — Actress Natalie Portman will go from super scientist-love interest to super hero in the 4th installment of Marvel’s “Thor” series.

Portman, who is Jewish and Israeli, will portray a female Thor in “Thor: Love and Thunder,” scheduled for release in November 2021, Deadline Hollywood reported from the annual Comic-Con convention in San Diego.

It will be the 28th installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The film and Portman’s participation were announced on Saturday during Marvel’s Comic-con panel.

"This Side of the Sea" — WORLD PREMIERE

This short film about a young urban woman explores intergenerational trauma in America’s Russian-Speaking Jewish immigrant community. The screening will be accompanied by an open Q&A with the director. 

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"More Precious Than Pearls"

A documentary film examining how Alex Friedman, a survivor of Nazi concentration camps, succeeded in achieving self-renewal as a human being and as a committed Jew, without forgetting the past.

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"Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People" — FINAL DAY

(Jul. 21-25) — This eye-opening doc about the man behind the prize — the man who spoke of "fake news" over a century ago — offers lessons for our current political moment.​ Click for trailer and Q&As.

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"Give Me Liberty"

(Aug. 27-29) — A medical transport driver's day goes from hectic to off-the-rails over the course of this breathlessly freewheeling portrait of American dreams and disenchantment. Click for trailer.

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"This Changes Everything" — FINAL DAY

(Aug. 17-Aug. 20) — In a new doc, Natalie Portman, Meryl Streep, Rashida Jones, Reese Witherspoon and other top actresses discuss gender discrimination in the media and entertainment industry. Click for trailer.

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"Annie" Sing-Along on the Roof

In honor of Martin Charnin, the Tony Award-winning lyricist and director of the Broadway show "Annie," who passed away earlier this year. Click for trailer.

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Chris Evans Is An Israeli Mossad Agent In Film Coming To Netflix This Month

(JTA) — Chris Evans has ditched his Captain America shield for a very different kind of film: He stars as an Israeli Mossad agent who worked to rescue Ethiopian Jews from Sudan.

Netflix released the first trailer on Wednesday for its original film “The Red Sea Diving Resort,” which hits the streaming platform July 31.


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