WHITE MOUNTAIN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL – Thursdays, July & August
Dorothy Goldstone, Artistic Director and David Goldstone, Managing Director
6 PM, Colonial Theatre, Main Street, Bethlehem, NH
Tickets at the Door: $9 BHC Members, $10 General Admission
Season Passes: $40 BHC & Colonial Members, $45 General Admission
To Order Season Passes Contact Michel Adler firstname.lastname@example.org
More Details: www.bethlehemsynagogue.org/white-mountain-jewish-film-festival/
Thursday, July 11: Heading Home: The Story of Team Israel – This is a story of sports and personal growth charting the underdog journey of Israel’s baseball team competing in the World Baseball classic.
Guest Speaker: Seth Kramer, producer and director of the film
Thursday, July 25: The History of Love -Filled with romance, suspense, and humor, the saga travels from a Polish shtetl to New York’s Jewish community.
Guest Speaker: Carole Renard, Wexler Oral History Project Coordinator at the Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA.
Thursday, Aug 8: The German Doctor – An Argentinean family starting a new life in a small town in Patagonia befriend a doctor, not knowing that they are harboring one of the most dangerous criminals in the world.
Guest Speaker: Marjorie Agosin, award-winning Chilean author, poet, and professor. Winner of the Gabriela Mistral Medal for Lifetime Achievement.
Thursday, Aug 22: Trumbo – Trumbo exposes the absurdity and injustice under the blacklist which entangled many Hollywood stars and personalities in the late 1940s.
Guest Speaker: Rick Winston, film historian and lecturer, former owner of Montpelier’s Savoy Theater, and longtime programming director for the Green Mountain Film Festival.
Thursday, Aug. 29: The Women’s Balcony – An accident leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem and women begin to speak truth to patriarchal power. A comedy-drama about community, traditions, and values, and of the power of women.
Guest Speaker: Dr. Shayna Weiss, Associate Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University. She has also taught courses about Israeli history and society at universities in Tel Aviv and New York.