Miami Jewish Film Festival

Date: Sunday, January 20, 2019
Location: Auditorium, Hessel Family Youth Complex

Contact: 888.585.3456 (FILM) or visit miamijewishfilmfestival



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 1.888.585.3456 (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.


Sunday, January 20th at 3:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Touching the Sky (Southeast US Premiere | Directed by Tamar Tal)
Hebrew with English subtitles
For the first time on film, six young women who made it to the IDF’s prestigious pilot course are featured, sharing their personal stories, dreams, fears, and demonstrating how they put their lives on the line to protect their families and defend their homeland.


Sunday, January 20th at 5:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Paris Song (Southeast US Premiere | Directed by Jeff Vespa)
English language film
In the style of grand movie entertainment, Paris Song tells the true story of a small-town singer’s journey from Kazakhstan to Paris to compete in an international singing competition at the 1925 Paris Expo, and the unlikely friendship he forms along the way with Jewish songwriters Irving Berlin and George Gershwin.


Sunday, January 20th at 7:00 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Bigger (Florida Premiere | Directed by George Gallo)
English language film
This inspiring biopic recounts the story of the Weider Brothers as they overcame anti-Semitism and poverty to pioneer the sport of bodybuilding, create the Mr. Olympia competition, discover Arnold Schwarzenegger, and start a movement that changed the world and launched an empire now worth billions.


Monday, January 21st at 7:30 pm at Temple Beth Am
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Who Will Write Our History (Florida Premiere | Directed by Roberta Grossman)
Yiddish, English, Polish with English subtitles
This powerful documentary from director Roberta Grossman and executive producer Nancy Spielberg tells the story of underground resister Emanuel Ringelblum (voiced by Oscar-winner Adrien Brody) and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret collection of documents he created in the Warsaw Ghetto. Director Roberta Grossman will be in attendance.


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