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Date: 3.22.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Shorts Program

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon at 5:30 PM

"A Little Bit of This…A Little Bit of That"…2017 Short Film Program ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED. TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE NICKELODEON AT 5:30 PM. Animation and a unique family vacation, a single mother with a shocking profession, a 3rd generation seltzer man, an Orthodox women’s rock band and so much more; these nine thematically… Read more
Date: 3.21.17 Time: 7:00pm Venue: CTN Studio Portland

Pur / Operation Wedding

Portland

Tickets will be sold at CTN Studio at 6:30 PM

TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT CTN STUDIO AT 6:30 pm Pur Rare home movies from Soviet Dissidents now in Israel recall the time,when they subversively used the Purim story to educate and inspire Soviet Jewish youth on forbidden Jewish culture. This documentary short film makes the most of grainy old videos to show the artists'… Read more
Date: 3.21.17 Time: 1:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Joe’s Violin / Flory’s Flame

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon at 12:30PM

ONLINE SALES HAVE ENDED. TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE NICKELODEON AT 12:30PM. Joes' Violin A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin  to an instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old schoolgirl from the Bronx and unexpectedly, his own. Director/Producer Kahane Cooperman was co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. This beautiful… Read more
Date: 3.20.17 Time: 7:00pm Venue: CTN Studio Portland
Joes' Violin A 91-year-old Holocaust survivor donates his violin  to an instrument drive, changing the life of a 12-year-old schoolgirl from the Bronx and unexpectedly, his own. Director/Producer Kahane Cooperman was co-executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. This beautiful film has been nominated for a 2017 Oscar: Best Documentary Short. More information.  … Read more
Date: 3.19.17 Time: 3:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Bamidbar / Made Like a Gun

Portland

TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE NICKELODEON AT 2:30 pm

In this program we present two films, Bamidbar and Made Like A Gun, that focus on Israeli veterans coping with post traumatic stress. Often hidden behind stoic veneers, both of these films expose the emotional and moral consequences of combat. Following the films a panel of veterans' affairs experts will lead us in a discussion focused on… Read more
Date: 3.25.17 Time: 6:30pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art

Peter the Third

Film + Reception – Portland

With joyous honesty, transcending age, this comedy reveals a fascinating cross-section of Israeli culture.  Peter is a customer of Alona in a Tel Aviv café and both are romantically and professionally dissatisfied. Peter, 65, an actor and widower, plots with his cadre of aging Romanian cynics, to start a new political party with the single… Read more
Date: 3.24.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art

Moos

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the PMA at 5:30 PM

Endearing, smart and relatable, Moos is a romantic comedy that keeps you smiling from the opening scene to the closing credits. Uncomfortably unmarried and without a clear career path, the film follows 20-something Moos as she attempts to pursue her dream of getting into Amsterdam’s famed acting academy. Will she make it, or will lies,… Read more
Date: 3.23.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: CTN Studio Portland
Saar is a 40 year-old Israeli Jew living in London.He grew up on an Orthodox kibbutz in Israel and became an IDF paratrooper.   After coming out to his family he moved away, using geographic distance to ensure emotional safety.. When, years later, Saar learns that he is HIV positive, he is driven to reconnect… Read more
Date: 3.23.17 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Bang! The Bert Berns Story

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon at 5:30 PM

You may never have heard of Bert Berns, but you've definitely heard his music. He was the writer and producer behind hits such as, Piece of My Heart, Hang on Sloopy and Twist and Shout all while launching the careers of Van Morrison and Neil Diamond. Interviews with Paul McCartney, Van Morrison, Ben E. King… Read more
Date: 3.23.17 Time: 3:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Bogdan’s Journey

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the Nickelodeon beginning at 5:30 pm

July 4, 1946: Polish soldiers, policemen and civilians massacre dozens of Jews returned from the Holocaust to the city of Kielce. The 70's:  Bogdan Bialek, Polish Catholic psychologist and teacher, begins a mission to persuade its citizens to confront their community's suppressed history of anti-Semitism and its murderous consequences. From devastating archival footage and survivors'… Read more
Date: 3.23.17 Time: 1:00pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art

Harold & Lillian

Portland

From executive producer Danny DeVito comes the love story of two of Hollywood’s greatest unsung heroes - Harold and Lillian Michelson. Although their work as storyboard artist and film researcher was nearly always uncredited, their iconic six-decade careers were responsible for the production design of many Hollywood hits including The Birds, The Graduate, The Ten… Read more
Date: 3.22.17 Time: 1:30pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema
Women fight for their rights in unexpected ways in this warm and funny film. When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma and the rabbi in shock, the congregation falls into crisis. Then young rabbi David arrives and they think they’ve found a savior. But when he… Read more
Date: 3.22.17 Time: 1:30pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art

My Hero Brother

Portland

Tickets will be available at the PMA at 1:00 PM

A group of young Israelis with Down syndrome embarks on a trek through the Himalayas accompanied by their "normal" sisters and brothers. Preparation level and  medical safety are sometimes questionable; a non-Down syndrome sibling wonders, "Are we doing it for them or for us?" Exquisite cinematography of the Himalayas is interspersed with family photos, videos… Read more
Date: 3.22.17 Time: 11:30am Venue: Portland Museum of Art

Last Mentsch

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the PMA at 11:00 am.

Evocative cinematography and superb acting drive this poignant story of denial and destiny. Marcus Schwarz (German Academy Award winner Mario Adorf) escaped Auschwitz and spent a lifetime concealing his heritage in Germany. But when the rabbis demand proof he’s really Jewish to purchase a plot in the local cemetery, he must return to his birthplace… Read more
Date: 3.21.17 Time: 4:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema

Summer Solstice

Portland

Tickets will be sold at the NIckelodeon at 3:30 PM

Subtly-contrasted but powerfully-connected scenes weave this compelling story of adolescents struggling to survive in late WWII Poland under German occupation. Romek, a Polish railroad worker, who scavenges the tracks for goods abandoned by deported Jews, and Guido, a German military policeman passionate about American jazz, love the same girl. The situation is relatively quiet until… Read more
Date: 3.19.17 Time: 7:30pm Venue: CTN Studio Portland
Mr. Spock is one of film and television’s most iconic and resonant characters. Logical, detached and a keen observer of human emotion - Spock's half-human half-Vulcan traits endow him with a compelling and enigmatic allure. In this intimate and personal documentary, Leonard’s son Adam Nimoy explores the creation, evolution, and universal impact of Mr. Spock.… Read more