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Summer IsREEL Film Series

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Temple Shaaray Tefila

250 East 79th Street

New York, NY 10075

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Wednesdays, July 10, July 24, August 7, & August 21 @6:30

Cost: Free/TST Members, $12/General Admission

Experience Israel's culture and history through the eyes of some of its most talented filmmakers and storytellers. Join us for any or all of the films in our summer 2019 series!

Jaffa
Wednesday, July 10 @6:30pm
In the heart of Jaffa, Reuven's garage is a family business. His beautiful daughter Mali and his distant son Meir, as well as Toufik, a young Palestinian, work there. No one suspects that Mali and Toufik have been in love for years. As the two lovers are secretly making their wedding arrangements, tension builds between Meir and Toufik. The Hollywood Reporter declared Jaffa, "Absorbing and touching!"
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Zero Motivation
Wednesday, July 24 @6:30pm
A smash hit in Israel and winner of the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, Zero Motivation is a unique, sharply observed, sometimes dark and often hilarious portrait of everyday life for a unit of young, female soldiers in a remote Israeli desert outpost.
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The Wedding Doll
Wednesday, August 7 @6:30pm
A young woman with a mental deficiency falls in love with a factory owner's son. According to The New York Times, "The Wedding Doll director Nitzan Gilady, a documentarian making his fiction feature debut as a writer and director, overstacks the deck with this...artfully shot story."
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Shoelaces
Wednesday, August 21 @6:30 pm
Shoelaces tells the story of a complicated relationship between an aging father and his special-needs son, whom he abandoned while he was still a young boy. The film portrays a relationship full of love, rejection and co-dependency and sheds light on the importance of human connection. Shoelaces won Audience Awards at film festivals around the country and was nominated for 8 Ophir Awards (Israel's Academy Awards) including Best Picture of the Year.
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Temple Shaaray Tefila

250 East 79th Street

New York, NY 10075

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