JCC of Youngstown: 2021 Jewish Film Festival

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Event Description: 

The Jewish Community Center of Youngstown presents the  2021 Youngstown Area Jewish Film Festival, with seven movies through Sunday, November 7. The Festival takes participants on a cinematic, cultural journey with films from all over the world,  that depict a broad spectrum of Jewish life. The schedule and more information can be found at jccyoungstown.org. 


Thursday, October 7
7:00 p.m. | Documentary

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

Chronicles the story of the international Broadway blockbuster "Fiddler on the Roof" – exploring the unexpected richness of its themes as well as its vast reach across time and cultures.


Sunday, October 10
4:00 p.m. | Documentary

Butler Institute of American Art
524 Wick Ave., Youngstown

The crucial historical lessons of Black-Jewish cooperation are revisited and revived in this utterly fascinating, urgent call to action.


Monday, October 11
6:00 p.m. | Drama

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor

Abraham Bursztein, an 88 year-old Jewish tailor, runs away from Buenos Aires to Poland, where he proposes to find a friend who saved him from certain death at the end of World War II. 

Includes a discussion with Dr. Stephanie Pridgeon from Bates College.

Part of the Hispanic Heritage Month events at YSU



Thursday, October 14
7:00 p.m. | Drama

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

A lyrical story of the healing power of love in the midst of national conflict, loss, and trauma, revealing the healing process of Holocaust survivors through the eyes of a young girl in post-World War II Hungary.


Tuesday, October 19
6:30 p.m. | Documentary

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

This film traces the Jewish involvement in the history of the sport from the game's earliest days, through the tumultuous war years to today's All-Star games. 


Wednesday, November 3 
7:00 p.m. | Documentary

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

Syndrome K is the true story about a highly contagious, highly fictitious disease created by three Roman Catholic doctors during the holocaust to hide Jews in a Vatican-affiliated hospital.


Sunday, November 7
2:30 p.m. | Drama

Multi Purpose Room
JCC of Youngstown

Shadowed by a strict, military father who inflicts severe methods of punishment as a form of discipline, seventeen year old Ariella commits a grave error that her father isn't willing to punish her for.

Couples Pass - $45

Festival Pass - $30

Individual Movie - $7

Submitter Organization: 
JCC of Youngstown
Event Date(s): 
October 7, 2021 - 7:00am to 9:00am
October 10, 2021 - 4:00am to 6:00am
October 11, 2021 - 6:00am to 8:00am
October 14, 2021 - 7:00am to 9:00am
October 19, 2021 - 6:30am to 8:30am
November 3, 2021 - 7:00am to 9:00am
November 7, 2021 - 2:30am to 4:30am
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