Saturday March 04 2017
Sat, Mar 4 11:20 AM (80 min)
Naomi Kutin seems like a typical Orthodox Jewish pre-teen, until her extraordinary weight lifting talent thrusts her into news headlines and transforms the lives of her family . Supergirl follows Naomi’s unique coming-of-age story as she fights to hold on to her title while navigating the perils of adolescence—from strict religious obligations to cyber-bullying, and health issues which could jeopardize her future in powerlifting. Can she still be “Supergirl” if she can no longer break world records?
Sat, Mar 4 1:30 PM (87 min)
Beitar Jerusalem Football Club is the most popular and controversial soccer team in Israel and the only club never to sign an Arab player. Midway through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport and sent the club spiraling out of control. Through one season we witness a team in crisis as power, money and politics provide a window into how racism is destroying the team and society from within.
Harold and Lilian: A Hollywood Love Story
Sat, Mar 4 3:30 PM (94 min)
Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and film researcher Lillian Michelson are two unsung heroes of Hollywood’s Golden Age. They worked on hundreds of renowned films including The Birds, The Graduate, Fiddler On The Roof and many more. Although the couple was responsible for some of Hollywood’s most iconic examples of visual storytelling, their contributions remain largely uncredited. Through a mix of love letters, film clips and candid conversations with Mel Brooks, Francis Ford Coppola and others, their remarkable marriage and extraordinary careers are chronicled through six decades of movie-making history.
Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer
Sat, Mar 4 6:00 PM (117 min)
Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money; a would-be operator dreaming up financial schemes that never come to fruition. As he has nothing real to offer, Norman strives to be everyone’s friend, but his incessant networking leads him nowhere until he meets a charismatic Israeli politician. With a star-studded cast this new film by Academy Award® nominated director Joseph Cedar (Footnote), Norman is a comic and compassionate drama of a little man whose downfall is rooted in human frailty.
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The Zookeeper's Wife
Sat, Mar 4 8:30 PM (126 min)
Based on the best-selling nonfiction book, Academy Award® nominee Jessica Chastain stars as a working mother who becomes a hero to hundreds during World War II. In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska has the Warsaw Zoo flourishing under her care. After the Nazi invasion, Antonina is forced to report to the Reich's chief zoologist. To fight back on her own terms, she covertly begins working with the Resistance and puts into action plans to save lives from the Warsaw Ghetto, with Antonina putting herself and even her children at great risk.