Skip to content

Belcourt - Nashville's Nonprofit Cinema

Item is archived

Nashville Jewish Film Festival 2017

The Nashville Jewish Film Festival (NJFF) is a program of the Gordon Jewish Community Center (GJCC). In 2017 the NJFF will celebrate its 17th year of bringing educational, entertaining and thought-provoking Jewish-themed films to the Nashville community.



Completed Screenings

NJFF: LOVING HENRI

NJFF: LOVING HENRI

Opening Night! LOVING HENRI is the poignant story of Henri Landwirth, a Holocaust survivor whose life of success and accolades pales in comparison to the numbness he’s desperate to overcome.

NJFF: HARMONIA

NJFF: HARMONIA

A contemporary adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, set in the world of the Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra.

NJFF: THE WOMEN'S BALCONY

NJFF: THE WOMEN'S BALCONY

Monday Matinee! A joyous celebration turns into disaster when a women’s balcony at an Orthodox synagogue collapses during a bar mitzvah party injuring a number of people and leaving the senior rabbi in a state of shock.

NJFF: FANNY'S JOURNEY

NJFF: FANNY'S JOURNEY

In 1943, 13-year-old Fanny and her younger sisters were sent from their home in France to a foster home for Jewish children in Italy.

NJFF: THE HISTORY OF LOVE

NJFF: THE HISTORY OF LOVE

Based on Nicole Krauss’s award-winning novel, THE HISTORY OF LOVE is a sprawling saga of undaunted ardor and merciless twists of fate.

NJFF: KEEP QUIET

NJFF: KEEP QUIET

Rising through the ranks of Hungary’s far–right extremist party, Csanád Szegedi has built a career of denying the Holocaust and dehumanizing Jews. His world is rocked upon learning a long–held family secret...

NJFF: BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE

NJFF: BODY AND SOUL: AN AMERICAN BRIDGE

The 1930s tune “Body and Soul,” composed by Jewish songwriter Johnny Green, introduced on Broadway by Jewish torch singer Libby Holman, and first recorded as a jazz piece by Louis Armstrong. It’s a link both sympathetic and contentious.

NJFF: BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

NJFF: BOMBSHELL: THE HEDY LAMARR STORY

Starlet. Screen Siren. The Most Beautiful Woman in the World. All phrases used to describe 1940’s Hollywood actress Hedy Lamarr. Alexandra Dean’s illuminating documentary adds “Inventor” to the list.

NJFF: MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE

NJFF: MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE

MONSIEUR MAYONNAISE follows artist and cult filmmaker Philippe Mora as he uncovers his father’s remarkable exploits, specifically his father’s friendship with Marcel Marceau.

 

This Week (click showtimes to purchase)

Saturday

IN A LONELY PLACE: Introduction from Jennifer Fay, Vanderbilt University (11:30am)
The Ornaments in ConcertHollywood’s Gender Problem: Seminar Session 3IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Sunday

IN A LONELY PLACETHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Monday

THE SHAPE OF WATERLOVING VINCENTTHE DISASTER ARTISTTHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Tuesday

THE FLORIDA PROJECTTHE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTLOVING VINCENTTHE SQUARE

Wednesday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

Thursday

THE SHAPE OF WATERTHE DISASTER ARTISTIT'S A WONDERFUL LIFELight and Sound Machine: RANCHO DELUXETHE FLORIDA PROJECT

today Next Month Previous Month
Su M Tu W Th F Sa