Film Club

HaSeret film club: Footnote

Jul 20, 2014

HaSeret film club: Footnote

Footnote 2011 Feature Film,  1hr 50 mins from director Joseph Cedar Hebrew & English with English subtitles A story of a great rivalry between father and son. Both eccentric professors have dedicated their lives to their work. The father seems a stubborn purist who fears the establishment. His son, Uriel, appears to thrive on accolades, endlessly seeking recognition. But one day, the tables turn. The two men switch places when the father learns he is to be awarded the most valuable honour one can receive. His desperate need for recognition is betrayed, his vanity exposed. Uriel is torn between pride and poisonous envy. Sunday 20th July, 2014, 3:00-5:00pm Lamm Jewish Library of Australia, 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield $10.00 per person includes...

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HaSeret film club: Sallah Shabbati

Apr 27, 2014

HaSeret film club: Sallah Shabbati

Sallah Shabbati: 1964 (black & white comedy film 1hr 50 mins) from Director Ephraim Kishon Hebrew & English with English subtitles This is an Israeli comedy about the chaos of Israeli immigration and resettlement. This social satire placed the director Ephraim Kishon and producer Menahem Golan on the path to becoming the first Israeli filmmakers to achieve international success. It also introduced actor Chaim Topol (Fiddler on the Roof) to audiences worldwide. Sunday 27th April, 2014 3:00-5:00pm Lamm Jewish Library of Australia 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield $10.00 per person includes...

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HaSeret film club: Turn left at the end of the world

Mar 30, 2014

HaSeret film club: Turn left at the end of the world

“Turn Left at the End of the World” or “Sof Ha’Olam Smola”: 2004 Feature Film (1hr 50 mins), Director: Avi Nesher. Hebrew & English with English subtitles. As a family from India moves into a desert neighbourhood in Southern Israel in the 1960’s, the family’s eldest beautiful daughter discovers friendship and romance with a lovely local girl.  The film also explores the hardships and surprises that come with the integration of multiple families from different ethnic backgrounds and their struggle with immigration and prejudice. Sunday 30th March, 2014 3:00-5:00pm Lamm Jewish Library of  Australia, 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield $10.00 per person includes...

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Film Club: Columbia

Feb 23, 2014

Film Club: Columbia

Columbia – The Tragic Loss 2004 (Documentary 60 mins) Hebrew & English with English subtitles This heartbreaking documentary describes the journey of Israeli Astronaut Ilan Ramon and his colleagues on the doomed space shuttle Columbia. As we watch the astronauts enjoying their weightless selves in space, we wish the story could have a different end. With courage and pain, Ramon’s relatives share with us the last week of his life. The poignant story is told through actual footage from space, e-mail communications during the mission, and readings from Ramon’s journal that was miraculously discovered amidst the wreckage in Texas. Questions arise as to NASA’s handling of the tragedy. Could these astronauts have been saved? Sunday 23rd February, 2014, 3:00-5:00 pm, at the Lamm Library, 304 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield $10.00 per person includes refreshments...

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Film Club: The Galilee Eskimos

Dec 1, 2013

Film Club: The Galilee Eskimos

2006 (Feature film 90 mins) Hebrew with English subtitles An old kibbutz isolated in the Hills of Galilee in Israel finds itself immersed in deep debt and threatened by lawsuits from bankers and creditors to the point of bankruptcy. On the evening prior to the arrival of the baliffs, the great exodus begins. Men, women and children abandon their homes, taking with them all their possessions. Twelve senior citizens awake in the kibbutz old people’s home to discover they have been deserted and left to fend for themselves. This comedy-drama is directed, produced and co-written by Jonathan Paz. It touches all emotions and should not be missed  Sunday 1st December 2013, 3:00 pm at the  Lamm Jewish Library of Australia $10 incl. refreshments. Free parking. RSVP & inquiries: Pam 9272 5511...

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HaSeret Film Club: Rabin

Nov 3, 2013

HaSeret Film Club: Rabin

The Community is invited  to a special event to mark the 18th Remembrance Day for the  Late PM Yitzhak Rabin Z”L Sunday 3rd November 2013, 3:00-5:00pm at the Beth Weizmann Community Centre Featuring Testimony with a member of the Rabin Family via  link-up with Israel Screening of “Rabin” A 52 mins documentary from Noemi Schory’s series, “The Generals” Free Entry RSVP: Pam 9272 5511...

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