MJFF - Bye Bye Germany

Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Auditorium, Hessel Family Youth Complex

Contact: 888.585.3456 (FILM) or visit miamijewishfilmfestival.org



Be inspired and avoid the schlep to Miami Beach and other further venues!

Temple Beth Am is once again an official screening venue for
the acclaimed and internationally recognized Miami Jewish Film Festival.

Enjoy these quality films in the Frank & Jodi Hessel Family Youth Complex Auditorium
on our new high definition digital projector and wide-format screen!


For availability and to purchase tickets online, click on the links below or
call 888.585.3456 (FILM) or visit miamijewishfilmfestival.

Be sure to use the exclusive discount promo code for all screenings at Temple Beth Am.
Enter Promo Code betham when purchasing your tickets.


Saturday, January 13th at 8:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Bye Bye Germany (
Florida Premiere | Directed by Sam Garbarski)
German with English subtitles
Heartwarming, colorful, and utterly humorous, Bye Bye Germany is a one-of-a-kind post-war comedy about Jewish survivors who stayed in Germany after WWII and tried to rebuild their lives. Featuring a special reception from 7:00–8:00 pm courtesy of the German Consulate in Miami.


Sunday, January 14th at 3:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Tevye’s Daughters (North American Premiere | Directed by Vladimir Lert)
Russian with English subtitles
A new film adaption of beloved Jewish writer Sholem Aleichem tells the life-affirming story of Tevye, a poor milkman whose love, pride and faith help him face the challenges of czarist Russia and marrying off his five daughters.


Sunday, January 14th at 5:30 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Saving Neta (Florida Premiere | Directed by Nir Bergman)
Hebrew with English subtitles
Directed by multi-award winner Nir Bergman (Broken Wings, Intimate Grammar), humor, drama, love, and hope all intertwine in this touching story of four women whose lives change after their brief encounter with a mysterious stranger called Neta.


Sunday, January 14th at 7:30 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Ben-Gurion, Epilogue (Florida Premiere | Directed by Yariv Mozer)
Hebrew with English subtitles
Winner of Israel’s Ophir Award for Best Documentary, Ben-Gurion, Epilogue is an invaluable historical document and cinematic treasure compiled from six hours of newly discovered conversations with Israel’s founding father and one of the most important statesmen of the 20th century. Featuring the attendance of Alon Ben-Gurion, grandson of David Ben-Gurion.


Monday, January 15th at 7:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Across the Waters (South Florida Premiere | Directed by Nicolo Donato)
Danish with English subtitles
Unsure of whom they can trust, a Jewish musician and his family make a desperate escape from Nazi-occupied Denmark in this gripping story of survival set during one of the most daring rescue missions in WWII history.


Saturday, January 20th at 8:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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The Last Poker Game (Florida Premiere | Directed by Howard L. Weiner)
English language film
Starring legendary Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau in his final onscreen performance, this is a touching story about discovering that age is not a barrier to finding new love and friendship.


Sunday, January 21st at 3:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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A Quiet Heart (South Florida Premiere | Directed by Eitan Anner)
Hebrew with English subtitles
A secular young woman seeks refuge in Jerusalem from the pressures of her big city life as a concert pianist in this tense drama that builds into a Polanski-esque suspense thriller.


Sunday, January 21st at 5:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Scaffolding (Florida Premiere | Directed by Matan Yair)
Hebrew with English subtitles
In this deeply moving drama reminiscent of Dead Poets Society and Stand and Deliver, a simple life becomes complicated when a literature teacher challenges a troublemaking student to open his mind and test his boundaries. Winner of the Best Israeli Film Award at the Jerusalem Film Festival.


Sunday, January 21st at 7:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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A Bag of Marbles (Florida Premiere | Directed by Christian Duguay)
French with English subtitles
Winner of the Audience Special Prize at COLCOA, A Bag of Marbles follows two young brothers fleeing Nazi-occupied France in this heart-rending, true story of exceptional bravery and survival against all odds.


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