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Nashville Jewish Film Festival 2017

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.

Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us

Anatomy of Cinema: How Movies Move Us

SOLD OUT | When we watch a film, the experience washes over us. We pay attention to the story and recognize its effect, but we may not notice techniques that move us—the underlying anatomy that makes up each film. In a series of four two-hour sessions, Vanderbilt faculty members in cinema and media arts lead interactive discussions on the primary categories of film technique and the aesthetic experience of the moving image.

Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Little Red Riding Hood”

Olde Worlde Theatre presents “Little Red Riding Hood”

The classic tale of a young girl’s adventure through the woods, on her way to Grandma Millie’s house. Vibrantly alive with cool special effects, sound, and comedy for people of all ages.

12 Hours of Terror

12 Hours of Terror

The Belcourt’s annual tradition continues, with a marathon of monsters, murderers, mad scientists, myths, mayhem, masked unknowns and mysteries that span the decades.

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.

Rental Event: Crane City Revue

Rental Event: Crane City Revue

The Crane City Revue combines the best of a classic variety show with the best of a record label "package" show.  Anchored by Crane City Records recording artists 'Peter Keys,' 'ill Spector,' and 'FourStar' the show offers sonic diversity while focusing on folk, rock & roll and funk/blues.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

With live cast Little Morals! This fast-paced potpourri of camp, sci-fi and rock 'n' roll tracks the exploits of naïve couple Brad and Janet after they stumble upon the lair of transvestite Dr. Frank-N-Furter. 18+ only.

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.

 

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