20th Annual Jewish Film Festival

"1945"

On a sweltering August day in 1945, Hungarian villagers prepare for the wedding of the town clerk’s son. Two orthodox Jews arrive at the train station with mysterious boxes labeled “fragrances.” The two clerk fears these men may be heirs to the village’s deported Jews and panics they will demand back property illegally acquired during World War II. Other villagers are afraid that more survivors will come, posing a threat to the property and possessions claimed illegitimately as their own. In this astonishingly haunting film, deep undercurrents of guilt and resentment run beneath the simple surface of a quaint village that is ultimately forced to face up to its ill-gotten gains.

Purchase tickets and learn more about the Jewish Film Festival here.

 

Co-Sponsors:

Jewish Film Festival

Marcus Cinemas

Shel & Danni Gendelman Endowment Fund

Sylvia & Robert Seinfeld Jewish Film Festival Endowment Fund

 

Date:

Tue. October 24, 2017

Time:

 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Location:

Marcus North Shore Cinema

11700 N Port Washington Road

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