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Films for English Speakers

Mary Queen of Scots

Dir.: Josie Rourke
| 122 minutes

After the death on Henry VIII, two women claimed the right to the throne – Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart, his niece and Scotland’s catholic queen. The two Queens clash, while also dealing with inner politics and men trying to tell them what to do. A brilliant period drama. 

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Wednesday 27.02.19
27.02.19
20:30
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2019-02-27 20:30:00 2019-02-27 22:32:00 Asia/Jerusalem Mary Queen of Scots Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Mary Queen of Scots

The Upside

Dir.: Neil Burger
| 126 minutes

A reformed prisoner takes on a job as a caregiver for a paralyzed man. Their connection teaches both a lesson about life and its significance. “The pairing of Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart... pays off big time, with more laugh-out-loud moments than the original [Intouchables]” (Hollywood Reporter).

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Monday 25.02.19
25.02.19
18:00
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2019-02-25 18:00:00 2019-02-25 20:06:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Upside Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Upside

Free Solo

Dir.: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin
| 97 minutes

Having scaled the world’s tallest cliffs with no rope or harness, Alex Honnold is preparing to conquer the summit of Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan. The film follows him through breathtaking scenery on a mission that has only two possible outcomes: success or death. 

Neighbors

Dir.: Shay Levi
| 74 minutes

After years of living in a Moshav, filmmaker Shay Levi returned to his hometown of Rehovot, having traded greenhouses and orchards for an elevator and a hallway. All of a sudden there are other people living on the other side of the wall.

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Wednesday 27.02.19
27.02.19
18:00
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2019-02-27 18:00:00 2019-02-27 19:14:00 Asia/Jerusalem Neighbors Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Neighbors

The Waldheim Waltz

Dir.: Ruth Beckermann
| 93 minutes

Ruth Beckermann documents the process of uncovering former UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim’s wartime past. Created from international archive material and what Beckermann shot at the time, the film analyses the collapse of the Austrian grand illusion: being the first victim of the Nazis.

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Thursday 28.02.19
28.02.19
18:00
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2019-02-28 18:00:00 2019-02-28 19:33:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Waldheim Waltz Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Waldheim Waltz

The Saddest Music in the World

Dir.: Guy Maddin
| 99 minutes

1933. Lady Helen Port-Huntly, a beer baroness and double amputee, chooses Winnipeg as the location for a world competition for the saddest music in the world. The representatives are a group of eccentric characters. 

3 Days in Quiberon

Dir.: Emily Atef
| 115 minutes

One year before her death, actress Romy Schneider retreats to a spa and is visited by her close friend Hilde. When two journalists arrive, Hilde tries to shield her friend. For three days, their interaction becomes an emotional roller coaster that leaves Romy more vulnerable than ever. 

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Sunday 24.02.19
24.02.19
20:30
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2019-02-24 20:30:00 2019-02-24 22:25:00 Asia/Jerusalem 3 Days in Quiberon Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
3 Days in Quiberon

My Michael

Dir.: Dan Wolman
| 86 minutes

A young woman unable to find satisfaction in her marriage, retreats into fantasies, most of which are concerned with memories of her childhood and two Arab children who lived nearby.

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Monday 25.02.19
25.02.19
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2019-02-25 18:30:00 2019-02-25 19:55:00 Asia/Jerusalem My Michael Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
My Michael

Careful

Dir.: Guy Maddin
| 100 minutes

This bizarre comedy takes place in an isolated Alpine village where the residents speak in whispers so as not to cause an avalanche. On this backdrop, two parallel stories of incest unfold. 

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Monday 25.02.19
25.02.19
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2019-02-25 20:30:00 2019-02-25 22:10:00 Asia/Jerusalem Careful Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Careful

Wild Mouse

Dir.: Josef Hader
| 103 minutes

When Georg loses his job, he conceals the fact from his wife Johanna. He decides to retaliate against his former boss and begins to renovate a roller coaster with an old friend.

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Monday 25.02.19
25.02.19
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2019-02-25 20:30:00 2019-02-25 22:13:00 Asia/Jerusalem Wild Mouse Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Wild Mouse

My Winnipeg

Dir.: Guy Maddin
| 80 minutes

A multi-layered work with a unique style – black-and-white, archival segments, text crossing the screen, a meticulous soundtrack, playfully crosses the thin line between drama and documentary, between fact and memory, between belief and fate – that tries to capture the essence of Winnipeg.

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Tuesday 26.02.19
26.02.19
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2019-02-26 20:30:00 2019-02-26 21:50:00 Asia/Jerusalem My Winnipeg Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
My Winnipeg

Dracula – Pages from a Virgin’s Diary

Dir.: Guy Maddin
| 73 minutes

Guy Maddin presents his version of Bram Stoker’s classic vampire story – a gothic tale full of humor. This is actually a black-and-white silent film adaptation of an erotic ballet work performed by the Winnipeg Ballet. Maddin’s Dracula is a daring rendition that showcases Maddin’s brilliant control of cinematic means.

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Thursday 28.02.19
28.02.19
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2019-02-28 19:00:00 2019-02-28 20:13:00 Asia/Jerusalem Dracula – Pages from a Virgin’s Diary Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Dracula – Pages from a Virgin’s Diary
Thursday 28.02.19 28.02.19
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2019-02-28 20:00:00 2019-02-28 22:55:00 Asia/Jerusalem Sing-Along <p><span>Join us for an evening of song and dance with a sing-along of the beloved classic The Sound of Music and much loved songs My Favorite Things, The Sound of Music, So Long, Farewell and more… Pre-show with drag queens Yossele and Moksha</span></p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque

Sing-Along

Join us for an evening of song and dance with a sing-along of the beloved classic and much loved songs My Favorite Things, The Sound of Music, So Long, Farewell and more… Pre-show with drag queens Yossele and Moksha

The Sound of Music

Dir.: Robert Wise
| 174 minutes

Austria, 1938. Maria accepts the position of governess for the seven children of the Von Trapp family. Despite the father’s strictness, the children get caught up in Maria’s heartening outlook and love for music. The Sound of Music is one of the most loved films of all time.

The Silent Revolution

Dir.: Lars Karume
| 111 minutes

East Germany, 1956. When a class of seniors decides to protest the Soviet invasion of Hungary, the local authorities take a stern stand, leaving the students with a difficult decision: rat out the initiators of the protest or lose the right to take the matriculation exams. 

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Friday 01.03.19
01.03.19
21:45
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2019-03-01 21:45:00 2019-03-01 23:36:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Silent Revolution Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Silent Revolution
Saturday 02.03.19
02.03.19
14:00
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2019-03-02 14:00:00 2019-03-02 15:51:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Silent Revolution Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Silent Revolution
Monday 04.03.19
04.03.19
20:30
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2019-03-04 20:30:00 2019-03-04 22:21:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Silent Revolution Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Silent Revolution

Le tête en friche

Dir.: Jean Becker
| 82 minutes

Germain is a simple guy, but he has a big heart. One afternoon, he meets Margueritte, an old kind lady who introduces him to the world of fine literature. Through the words of Albert Camus, Romain Gary, and others Germain encounters a whole new and delightful world.

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Saturday 02.03.19
02.03.19
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2019-03-02 16:30:00 2019-03-02 17:52:00 Asia/Jerusalem Le tête en friche Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Le tête en friche

Miller’s Crossing

Dir.: Joel Coen
| 114 minutes

The Coen Brothers’ third film is a subtle parody of the gangster movie genre involving all the Mafias of New York - Irish, Jewish, Italian and others…. One of the best gangster films of all time, with its quick-paced plot, unique characters, and dark humor.

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Saturday 02.03.19
02.03.19
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2019-03-02 18:30:00 2019-03-02 20:25:00 Asia/Jerusalem In Memory of Albert Finney Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
In Memory of Albert Finney

A Mirror for the Sun

Dir.: Neta Ariel
| 60 minutes

Tamar Ariel grew up in a religious home. She joined the IDF air force, where she served as the first-ever Jewish Orthodox combat navigator. In 2014, she traveled to Nepal, where she found herself in a life and death struggle against the elements.

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Sunday 03.03.19
03.03.19
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2019-03-03 20:30:00 2019-03-03 21:30:00 Asia/Jerusalem A Mirror for the Sun Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
A Mirror for the Sun

Wonderland

Dir.: Michael Winterbottom
| 108 minutes

A pair of aging parents, their three daughters and the men in their lives, during one autumnal weekend in London of the late 1990s. The intelligent script, the ensemble of actors, the music of Michael Nyman and the sensitive camera work, all make for one beautiful film. 

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Tuesday 05.03.19
05.03.19
21:15
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2019-03-05 21:15:00 2019-03-05 23:03:00 Asia/Jerusalem Wonderland Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Wonderland
Wednesday 06.03.19 06.03.19
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2019-03-06 20:30:00 2019-03-06 21:50:00 Asia/Jerusalem His Cucumber + The Cruel Cut + The Youngest <p><span>Following the screening, panel with director Sharine Atif, anti-FGM campaigner and psychotherapist, Leyla Hussein, and Alexandra Gordon, managing director of Matter Unlimited, NY that specializes in social impact media</span></p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Following the screening, panel with director Sharine Atif, anti-FGM campaigner and psychotherapist, Leyla Hussein, and Alexandra Gordon, managing director of Matter Unlimited, NY that specializes in social impact media

His Cucumber + The Cruel Cut + The Youngest

68 minutes

His Cucumber An Egyptian woman shares her story about a man who sexually harasses her while at the market | The Cruel Cut Leyla Hussein, a victim of female genital mutilation, is running a wide campaign to end this phenomenon in the UK | The Youngest Leah is ready for love, but her mother seems unwilling to let her go.

Le fils de Jean

Dir.: Philippe Lioret
| 98 minutes

Mathieu never knew his father. When he receives a phone call telling him his father has passed away and that he has two brothers, he decided to go to the funeral in Montreuil. But upon arrival he discovers that no one knows about him…. 

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Thursday 07.03.19
07.03.19
18:00
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2019-03-07 18:00:00 2019-03-07 19:38:00 Asia/Jerusalem Le fils de Jean Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Le fils de Jean
Thursday 07.03.19 07.03.19
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Cinematheque 2
2019-03-07 18:00:00 2019-03-07 19:35:00 Asia/Jerusalem Daughter <p><span>Following the screening, panel discussion with Paula Kweskin Weiss, human rights lawyer, filmmaker, founder of 49% Festival, Raheel Raza, Pakistani-Canadian women’s rights activist, Fainy Sukenik, Haredi feminist activist</span></p> Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Following the screening, panel discussion with Paula Kweskin Weiss, human rights lawyer, filmmaker, founder of 49% Festival, Raheel Raza, Pakistani-Canadian women’s rights activist, Fainy Sukenik, Haredi feminist activist

Daughter

Dir.: Afia Nathaniel
| 93 minutes

In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her 10-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl’s marriage to a tribal leader. The vistas of Pakistan’s mountains are the backdrop for this family drama, which boasts elements of the melodrama and the thriller. 

The Price of Desire

Dir.: Mary McGuckian
| 108 minutes

Eileen Gray was a modernist and groundbreaking artists and architect in the mid-1920s. As her success grew, she became a threat for one the most renowned architects of the 20th century, Le Corbusier, who tried to take credit for her most accomplished work - Villa E-1027.

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Friday 08.03.19
08.03.19
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2019-03-08 14:00:00 2019-03-08 15:48:00 Asia/Jerusalem The Price of Desire Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
The Price of Desire

Stories We Tell

Dir.: Sarah Polley
| 108 minutes

Through archival footage, pictures, and memories, Sarah Polley uncovers secrets that will rattle her life and that of her family. As she investigates the secrets kept by her family of storytellers, she discovers that the truth depends on who’s telling it.

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Saturday 09.03.19
09.03.19
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2019-03-09 16:30:00 2019-03-09 18:18:00 Asia/Jerusalem Stories We Tell Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Stories We Tell

Leave No Trace

Dir.: Debra Granik
| 100 minutes

Tom and her father, a war veteran, are constantly hiding from the authorities that do not accept their vagrant way of life. A small mistake will forever change their lives. “Granik films with subtlety and quiet grace, but Leave No Trace explodes in the mind” (Village Voice).

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Saturday 09.03.19
09.03.19
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2019-03-09 18:45:00 2019-03-09 20:25:00 Asia/Jerusalem Leave No Trace Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Leave No Trace
Wednesday 13.03.19
13.03.19
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2019-03-13 18:00:00 2019-03-13 19:40:00 Asia/Jerusalem Leave No Trace Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Leave No Trace

Life Is Sweet

Dir.: Mike Leigh
| 102 minutes

Wendy and Andy are a married couple with twin daughters - vulnerable but happy Natalie and bitter, aggressive, anorexic Nicola. Mike Leigh at his best - sharp, compassionate, hilariously funny and wrenchingly moving. 

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Saturday 09.03.19
09.03.19
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2019-03-09 20:30:00 2019-03-09 22:12:00 Asia/Jerusalem Life Is Sweet Cinematheque Jerusalem Cinematheque
Life Is Sweet