Uptown Jewish Film 2020
4 Great Films and Speakers
"Outback Rabbis" Tickets Here
"The Light of Fire" Tickets Here
"In Between" Tickets Here
"The Unorthodox" Tickets Here
Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 7:30PM EST
“Outback Rabbis” (2019)
On a road trip like no other ultra-Orthodox Chassidic Rabbis hit the Aussie bush looking for 'lost Jews'. Leaving the comfort of Melbourne Jewish life, two Rabbis and their families are heading into the heart of Australia on a journey filled with surprising and emotional encounters with Aussie outback characters and laced with Jewish wit, music and culture.
Featuring Q&A with Rabbi Ari and Mrs. Mushkie Rubin of Chabad of North Queensland.
"Outback Rabbis" tickets here!
Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 12:00PM EST
“The Light of Fire” (2018)
A touching and up-close film that tells the story of Yoram Raanan, an American-Israeli artist, as he rebuilds from a sudden fire that destroyed forty years of his work. It's a story about resolve in the face of loss, but also about faith, family and searching for a sense of place.
Featuring Q&A with Meira Raanan, author of “Art of Revelation: A Visual Encounter with the Jewish Bible”
"The Light of Fire" tickets here!
Sunday, August 16, 2020 at 7:30PM EST
“In Between” (2013)
Dana and Amit met when they were 25 and married and had 2 children. Soon after their second child, Amit turned ultra-orthodox. Dana stayed secular. They are still very much in love. Will their love be able to overcome the growing gaps between them?
Featuring Q&A with Sarah Karmely, speaker on family purity and relationships
Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 7:30PM EST
“The Unorthodox" (2018)
The Unorthodox is an Israeli film depicting the establishment of the Shas political party as the protagonist, Yaakov Cohen (Shuli Rand), is driven to form a religious political party representing the interests of Sephardic Jews in Israel.
Featuring Q&A with Professor Ronnie Perelis, Professor of Sephardic Studies at Yeshiva University