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Date: 3.17.19 Time: 2:00pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art
In this selection of shorts focused on women, we see both the inner and outer worlds that women deal with on a daily basis.  From a Hasidic girls camp to the Tel Aviv bus station, from an army barrack to the death metal stage, three generations of Jewish women talk to themselves, each other, and… Read more
Date: 3.10.19 Time: 3:00pm Venue: Bates College - Olin Arts Center
In this selection of shorts focused on women, we see both the inner and outer worlds that women deal with on a daily basis.  From a Hasidic girls camp to the Tel Aviv bus station, from an army barrack to the death metal stage, three generations of Jewish women talk to themselves, each other, and… Read more
Date: 3.10.19 Time: 7:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema
In 1986 when Austrian activists were protesting against Kurt Waldheim, filmmaker Ruth Beckermann was both protester and reporter, capturing confrontations between activists and Waldheim supporters. 30 years later, Beckermann uses her footage, as well as contemporaneous news archives, to chronicle Waldheim’s run for the Presidency of Austria amidst allegations of involvement in Nazi atrocities during… Read more
Date: 3.17.19 Time: 3:00pm Venue: Strand Theater
This program features two films with a focus on family, art and the experience of the Holocaust. Broken Branches, Animation, Documentary/ Animation, Documentary/ Dir: Ayala Sharot / 2014 / Israel / Hebrew w/ Eng ST/ 25 min Broken Branches is an animated documentary about loss, family and hope. Michal Rechter was only 14 years old when,… Read more
Date: 3.12.19 Time: 6:00pm Venue: Jewish Community Alliance
A fascinating exploration of Tel Aviv’s world renowned Photo House combines with a visit with eight of Israel’s most passionate social activists and Youtubers for a program that presents a slice of life in today’s Israel. Total run time of 108 min, Life in Stills  Documentary / Dir: Tamar Tal / 2011 / Israel /… Read more
Date: 3.17.19 Time: 11:30am Venue: Bangor Mall Cinemas
Nominated for a 2019 Grammy for Best Music Documentary, Itzhak uncovers the story of a polio survivor who became one of classical music’s superstars, while also exploring themes of Jewish identity, Jewish history, humor and love. This engaging documentary explores Perlman’s life beyond the violin and features stunning performances as well as interviews with Billy… Read more
Date: 3.10.19 Time: 1:30pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art
This program features two films with a focus on family, art and the experience of the Holocaust. Broken Branches, Animation, Documentary/ Animation, Documentary/ Dir: Ayala Sharot / 2014 / Israel / Hebrew w/ Eng ST/ 25 min Broken Branches is an animated documentary about loss, family and hope. Michal Rechter was only 14 years old when,… Read more
Date: 3.17.19 Time: 4:30pm Venue: Portland Museum of Art
Closing Night includes the film at 4:30 PM and Reception catered by Black Tie Catering at 6:15 PM. Primo Cubano will play for the Reception. Closing Night is sponsored by Ocean View at Falmouth.  Directed by Peabody Award winner Lex Gillespie, “The Mamboniks” tells a surprising, little-known story: how two cultures, Jewish and Latin, met on… Read more
Date: 3.2.19 Time: 10:00am Venue: Railroad Square Cinema
A beautiful girl is found dead in Budapest 1936 and no one wants to investigate -- except Zsigmond Gordon, a world-weary reporter who asks unwanted questions about the seemingly unimportant murder of a young prostitute found beaten to death and dumped in a courtyard.  While supposedly covering the funeral of Fascist-leaning Hungarian prime minister Gyula… Read more
Date: 3.3.19 Time: 10:00am Venue: Railroad Square Cinema
A beautiful girl is found dead in Budapest 1936 and no one wants to investigate -- except Zsigmond Gordon, a world-weary reporter who asks unwanted questions about the seemingly unimportant murder of a young prostitute found beaten to death and dumped in a courtyard.  While supposedly covering the funeral of Fascist-leaning Hungarian prime minister Gyula… Read more
Date: 3.17.19 Time: 2:00pm Venue: Bangor Mall Cinemas
It is often easier to focus on the headlines, statistics, and rhetoric about immigrants than on the people themselves.  The Swiss nomination for Best Foreign Documentary, Eldorado makes the global phenomenon of thousands of people fleeing to Europe real and tangible through graphic footage of refugee rescues and gripping interviews with asylum seekers.  In addition,… Read more
Date: 3.14.19 Time: 7:30pm Venue: Bates College - Olin Arts Center

Eldorado – Lewiston

Free Screening

It is often easier to focus on the headlines, statistics, and rhetoric about immigrants than on the people themselves.  The Swiss nomination for Best Foreign Documentary, Eldorado makes the global phenomenon of thousands of people fleeing to Europe real and tangible through graphic footage of refugee rescues and gripping interviews with asylum seekers.  In addition,… Read more
Date: 3.11.19 Time: 7:00pm Venue: Railroad Square Cinema
In 1986 when Austrian activists were protesting against Kurt Waldheim, filmmaker Ruth Beckermann was both protester and reporter, capturing confrontations between activists and Waldheim supporters. 30 years later, Beckermann uses her footage, as well as contemporaneous news archives, to chronicle Waldheim’s run for the Presidency of Austria amidst allegations of involvement in Nazi atrocities during… Read more
Date: 3.9.19 Time: 5:00pm Venue: Nickelodeon Cinema
At 88, Abraham Bursztein is seeing his place in the world rapidly disappear.  His daughters have sold his Buenos Aires residence, set him up to move to a retirement home and simultaneously patronize him and smother him. But Abraham, who survived the Holocaust and made a successful life in a foreign land, isn’t about to… Read more
Date: 3.11.18 Time: 6:00pm Venue: USM - Talbot Lecture Hall/Luther Bonney Hall

Keep the Change

Portland

When David is forced to attend an autism support group, he wants nothing to do with the other members.  That is, until he meets Sarah, who radiates optimism and confidence.  The leads in this warm romantic comedy are played by autistic amateur actors, who bring a spontaneity that is both authentic and endearing.  Embracing an… Read more
Date: 3.17.18 Time: 8:00pm Venue: USM - Talbot Lecture Hall/Luther Bonney Hall

Gilbert

Portland

 

Can a performer notorious for filthy jokes and questionable taste also be a devoted family man?  Gilbert  reveals an unexpected side to the comedian, Gilbert Gottfried, known for jaw-dropping, boundary pushing comedy, and a memorable turn as the parrot in Disney’s Aladdin.  A devoted brother to his sisters, he lives a wholesome “how did I get… Read more