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Films for English Speakers

Skin

Dir.: Guy Nattiv
| 110 minutes

Bryon Widner was taught compliance and loyalty to his white supremacy community gang. But when he meets a single mother, he begins to think that perhaps his future can be different. Jamie Bell gives a tremendous performance.

The Best Years of a Life

Dir.: Claude Lelouch
| 90 minutes

Claude Lelouch reunites his iconic characters from A Man and a Woman, in a romantic drama about life and love, memories and regrets. Jean-Louis, now living in a home, seems to be lost in the past. When his first love Anne visits him, something awakens….

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Saturday 07.12.19
07.12.19
17:00
Cinematheque 1
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2019-12-07 17:00:00 2019-12-07 18:30:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Best Years of a Life Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Best Years of a Life

Game of Checkers

Dir.: Patricia Sequeira
| 87 minutes

On the eve of Marta’s funeral, her five friends decide to spend the night at a remote getaway. The long night transforms into an emotional odyssey, where the women explore and examine their friendship and find themselves exposed as never before. 

The Portuguese Woman

Dir.: Rita Azevedo Gomes
| 136 minutes

A spectacular historic drama that takes place in Italy during the end of the Middle Ages. In complete conflict with the Episcopacy of Trent, Von Ketten searches for a wife in Portugal. The woman finds herself locked up. Will she succeed in breaking the restrictions imposed on her by being a woman?

Blind Spot

Dir.: Tuva Novotny
| 98 minutes

A family tragedy is chronicled in this breathtaking debut film made entirely in one shot. “One of the most powerful cinematic experiences, daringly executed...in a way that consistently engages us with its characters’ emotional processes” (Screen Daily). 

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Saturday 07.12.19
07.12.19
21:15
Cinematheque 1
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2019-12-07 21:15:00 2019-12-07 23:10:00 Asia/Jerusalem Blind Spot Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Blind Spot
Tuesday 10.12.19
10.12.19
11:00
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2019-12-10 11:00:00 2019-12-10 12:38:00 Asia/Jerusalem Blind Spot Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Blind Spot

The Good Liar

Dir.: Bill Condon
| 110 minutes

A retired widow meets the charming Roy. They quickly bond and even combine their financial affairs. But one of them has a different agenda than love…. With Mirren and McKellen’s titillating performance and the powerful script, The Good Liar offers pure cinematic joy. 

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Friday 06.12.19
06.12.19
22:00
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2019-12-06 22:00:00 2019-12-06 23:49:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Good Liar Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Good Liar
Saturday 07.12.19
07.12.19
19:00
Cinematheque 1
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2019-12-07 19:00:00 2019-12-07 20:49:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Good Liar Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Good Liar
Sunday 08.12.19
08.12.19
18:00
Cinematheque 1
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2019-12-08 18:00:00 2019-12-08 19:49:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Good Liar Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Good Liar

Snu

Dir.: Patricia Sequeira
| 94 minutes

Snu Abecassis was a publisher in 1970s Portugal, who had the courage to challenge Salazar’s censorship. Her romantic relationship with socialist S Carneiro sparked the imagination in the early days of democracy in Portugal.

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2019-12-07 19:00:00 2019-12-07 20:34:00 Asia/Jerusalem Snu Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Snu

A Girl Missing

Dir.: Koji Fukada
| 111 minutes

Ichiko has a good life: she’s engaged and has a close relationship with the elderly woman she takes care of. But then the woman’s youngest granddaughter disappears, and the news of who is responsible will turn Ichiko’s life upside-down.

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Monday 09.12.19
09.12.19
18:00
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2019-12-09 18:00:00 2019-12-09 19:51:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Girl Missing Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Girl Missing
Tuesday 10.12.19 10.12.19
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2019-12-10 20:30:00 2019-12-10 21:50:00 Asia/Jerusalem Opening Event <p><span>Screening in the presence of director Alessandro Capitani</span></p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque

Opening Event

Screening in the presence of director Alessandro Capitani

Travelling with Adele

Dir.: Alessandro Capitani
| 80 minutes

Adele is a 25-year-old with Asperger. She has never known her father and has always lived with her protective mother. But when her mother dies, and all her relatives abandon her, she meets an elderly actor who has come to pay his respects. A humble heartwarming drama.

Okko's Inn

Dir.: Kitarō Kōsaka
| 94 minutes

Okko moves to countryside to live with her grandmother who runs a traditional Japanese inn. While she prepares to be the next owner of the inn, Okko begins to see friendly ghosts. Okko’s Inn is a heartfelt and witty film for all ages. 

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Wednesday 11.12.19
11.12.19
18:00
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2019-12-11 18:00:00 2019-12-11 19:34:00 Asia/Jerusalem Okko's Inn Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Okko's Inn

Bangla

Dir.: Phaim Bhuiyan
| 84 minutes

A young Italian man from a traditional Bangladesh family meets a young woman, who is the exact opposite of him. Now, he will have to find a way to settle his love for her and the strict Muslim order of celibacy before marriage. 

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Wednesday 11.12.19
11.12.19
20:30
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2019-12-11 20:30:00 2019-12-11 21:54:00 Asia/Jerusalem Bangla Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Bangla

A Rainy Day in New York

Dir.: Woody Allen
| 92 minutes

A young couple arrives in New York, but from the start everything goes amiss: downpours, meetings with old and new acquaintances, and constant doubts about their relationship. “A bittersweet comedy peppered with splendid performances” (Screen Daily).

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Friday 13.12.19
13.12.19
19:00
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2019-12-13 19:00:00 2019-12-13 20:32:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Rainy Day in New York Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Rainy Day in New York
Saturday 14.12.19
14.12.19
16:15
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2019-12-14 16:15:00 2019-12-14 17:47:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Rainy Day in New York Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Rainy Day in New York
Monday 16.12.19
16.12.19
20:30
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2019-12-16 20:30:00 2019-12-16 22:02:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Rainy Day in New York Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Rainy Day in New York

The Champion

Dir.: Leonardo D’Agostini
| 105 minutes

When the actions of the pride and joy of Rome’s football club begin to impose on his promising career, the club’s president decides to intervene. He hires a personal tutor to help him with his anger management. The Champion is a triumphant initiation film. 

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Saturday 14.12.19
14.12.19
19:00
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2019-12-14 19:00:00 2019-12-14 20:45:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Champion Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Champion

QT8: The First Eight

Dir.: Tara Wood
| 120 minutes

Quentin Tarantino has rocked the industry, boldly breaking to pieces every possible convention of style, rhythm and character design. A tribute to the extraordinary character of Tarantino, with highlights from his films, and behind-the-scenes stories told by the great actors who starred in them.

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Saturday 14.12.19
14.12.19
21:00
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2019-12-14 21:00:00 2019-12-14 23:00:00 Asia/Jerusalem QT8: The First Eight Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
QT8: The First Eight
Tuesday 17.12.19
17.12.19
20:30
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2019-12-17 20:30:00 2019-12-17 22:30:00 Asia/Jerusalem QT8: The First Eight Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
QT8: The First Eight

Ordinary Happiness

Dir.: Daniele Luchetti
| 93 minutes

On his way to work, Paolo dies in an accident. But what would happen if due to a calculation error in Heaven, he will receive another 90 minutes to try and achieve what is truly important in life, and how does he squeeze all this happiness into such a short time? 

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Sunday 15.12.19
15.12.19
18:00
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2019-12-15 18:00:00 2019-12-15 19:33:00 Asia/Jerusalem Ordinary Happiness Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Ordinary Happiness

It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

Dir.: Eric Friedler
| 115 minutes

In 1939, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, two young Jewish refugees, founded legendary jazz label Blue Note Records in New York. At a time when African-American musicians faced legal discrimination, Blue Note Records respected them as artists and equals. 

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Thursday 19.12.19
19.12.19
17:30
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2019-12-19 17:30:00 2019-12-19 19:25:00 Asia/Jerusalem It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story
Friday 20.12.19
20.12.19
21:00
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2019-12-20 21:00:00 2019-12-20 22:55:00 Asia/Jerusalem It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
It Must Schwing! The Blue Note Story

To Have and Have Not

Dir.: Howard Hawks
| 100 minutes

In Vichy France, expatriate American Harry Morgan helps transport a Free French Resistance leader and his beautiful wife to Martinique while romancing an American lounge singer. A highly quotable classic featuring the greatest screen pairing ever, Bogart and Bacall.

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Thursday 19.12.19
19.12.19
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2019-12-19 18:00:00 2019-12-19 19:40:00 Asia/Jerusalem To Have and Have Not Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
To Have and Have Not

The Specials

Dir.: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano
| 114 minutes

Bruno runs a home for youth on the spectrum, while Malik runs an organization that trains teens from disadvantaged neighborhoods to care for these children. Against all odds, the two are determined to give the children a chance in the world. An exciting drama with a comic touch and a lot of heart.

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Thursday 19.12.19
19.12.19
19:00
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2019-12-19 19:00:00 2019-12-19 20:55:00 Asia/Jerusalem Opening Event <p>Following the screening: Conversation with Olivier Nakache &amp; Éric Toledano and Film Critic Avner Shavit</p><p>Supported by the Consulat Génèral de France à Jérusalem and Institut français de Jérusalem - antenne Romain Gary</p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Opening Event
Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
18:45
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2019-12-21 18:45:00 2019-12-21 20:39:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Specials Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Specials

Untouchable

Dir.: Ursula Macfarlane
| 98 minutes

Former staffers, college friends, and reporters reflect on Weinstein as a visionary, whilst detailing his ruthless attempts to preserve power. Director Ursula Macfarlane exposes a sinister cinematic setting detailing Hollywood’s worst kept dirty secret.

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Thursday 19.12.19
19.12.19
21:00
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2019-12-19 21:00:00 2019-12-19 22:38:00 Asia/Jerusalem Untouchable Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Untouchable
Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
14:15
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2019-12-21 14:15:00 2019-12-21 15:53:00 Asia/Jerusalem Untouchable Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Untouchable

A Hidden Life

Dir.: Terrence Malick
| 173 minutes

The true story of unsung hero Franz Jägerstätter, who refused to take the oath of allegiance to Hitler. Jägerstätter continued to stand up for his beliefs and was executed for it. Visionary writer and director Terrence Malick returns with an exquisite epic work.

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Friday 20.12.19
20.12.19
13:00
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2019-12-20 13:00:00 2019-12-20 15:53:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Hidden Life Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Hidden Life
Tuesday 24.12.19
24.12.19
17:00
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2019-12-24 17:00:00 2019-12-24 19:53:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Hidden Life Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Hidden Life

An Officer and a Spy

Dir.: Roman Polanski
| 132 minutes

Roman Polanski’s new film takes us to 1895 Paris. Georges Picard, a young ambitious officer, watches convicted spy, Alfred Dreyfus, publicly humiliated and sentenced to life in prison. Picard is confident of his guilt. However, as Picard begins to investigate, doubts begin to arise.

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Friday 20.12.19
20.12.19
21:00
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2019-12-20 21:00:00 2019-12-20 23:12:00 Asia/Jerusalem An Officer and a Spy Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
An Officer and a Spy
Wednesday 25.12.19
25.12.19
17:30
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2019-12-25 17:30:00 2019-12-25 19:40:00 Asia/Jerusalem An Officer and a Spy <p>Following the screening: Introductory remarks by Dr. Noah Benninga (in Heb.), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.</p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
An Officer and a Spy

A Fortunate Man

Dir.: Billy August
| 168 minutes

Per, a talented young engineering student, rejects his strict Lutheran upbringing in Denmark of the 1880s. He is welcomed by a wealthy Jewish family and secures their patronage as well as the love of their eldest daughter. Despite his luck and success, Per teeters between triumph and catastrophe. 

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Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
11:00
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2019-12-21 11:00:00 2019-12-21 13:48:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Fortunate Man Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Fortunate Man
Sunday 22.12.19
22.12.19
16:00
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2019-12-22 16:00:00 2019-12-22 18:48:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Fortunate Man Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Fortunate Man

Brussels Transit

Dir.: Samy Szlingerbaum
| 80 minutes

Samy Szlingerbaum retells the story of his childhood through his parents’ immigration to Belgium after WWII and their subsequent failure to adjust. Stunningly photographed, Brussels Transit offers an emotional journey into one family’s poignant longing for a sense of home.

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Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
12:30
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2019-12-21 12:30:00 2019-12-21 13:50:00 Asia/Jerusalem Brussels Transit Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Brussels Transit
Monday 23.12.19
23.12.19
16:00
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2019-12-23 16:00:00 2019-12-23 17:20:00 Asia/Jerusalem Brussels Transit Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Brussels Transit

Anton

Dir.: Zaza Urushadze
| 102 minutes

A young Italian man from a traditional Bangladesh family meets a young woman, who is the exact opposite of him. Now, he will have to find a way to settle his love for her and the strict Muslim order of celibacy before marriage.

2 screaning
Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
16:30
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2019-12-21 16:30:00 2019-12-21 18:12:00 Asia/Jerusalem Anton Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Anton
Wednesday 25.12.19
25.12.19
21:15
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2019-12-25 21:15:00 2019-12-25 22:57:00 Asia/Jerusalem Anton Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Anton

Kichka: Life Is a Cartoon

Dir.: Delfina Jałowik
| 74 minutes

Renowned cartoonist, Michel Kichka’s graphic novel Second Generation, describes how Kichka’s father, Henri – the sole surviving member of his family – marked his children’s and grandchildren’s upbringing. This is an honest conversation between father and son.

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Saturday 21.12.19
21.12.19
18:30
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2019-12-21 18:30:00 2019-12-21 19:45:00 Asia/Jerusalem Kichka: Life Is a Cartoon <p>In the presence of the filmmakers and protagonist Michel Kichka</p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Kichka: Life Is a Cartoon