COMING JULY/AUGUST 2021

Thank You to the Hundreds Who Participated in

Our First Virtual Film Festivals!

It Has Been an Extraordinarily Successful Run!

Look for Our Mini-Festivals

October 2020

February & May 2021

FILM FESTIVAL MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission at the Axelrod Performing Arts Center Israel Jewish Film Festival is first and foremost to ENTERTAIN! In the process, viewers will be treated to eye-opening experiences. As our award-nominated, award-winning, and critically acclaimed films reveal expansive landscapes, the audience will be immersed in a world of adventures filled with drama, romance, comedy, and riveting true stories.

We thoughtfully curate stellar foreign films, using this creative art form to foster awareness and illuminate diverse topics of cultural significance. Join us as we delve into the exciting and magical world of CINEMA!

Toby Shylit Mack

Director: Axelrod PAC Israel Jewish Film Festival and Film Education

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OUR OUTSTANDING 2020 INNAUGURAL

VIRTUAL FILM FESTIVAL

WHICH included THE

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE OF ASIA

(STARING SHIRA HAAS, THE RISING STAR OF

NETFLIX' WILDLY POPULAR SERIES, UNORTHODOX)

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As part of our Film Education Series, we are proud to offer three extraordinary films – Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not be Silent, SHARED LEGACIES: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance and THEY AIN'T READY FOR ME. These True Stories illuminate the Jewish/Black Alliances that helped shape the Civil Rights Movement. As continuing ALLIES, we stand with our Black Sisters and Brothers during this Pivotal Moment in the Struggle for Equality and Justice.

“If Not Now, When?” – Hillel

“Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Your Suggested Donation of $36 Helps Us Continue to

Bring You Quality Film Experiences.

A portion of your donation will go to

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The Axelrod Israel Jewish Film Festival in Partnership with

The American Sephardi Federation

Presented The Virtual Sephardic Film Festival

Sunday, August 30 through Sunday, September 13

The Film Series Pass ($52) Included Six Award-Nominated Films

PLUS AN EXCLUSIVE BONUS

ASF Institute of Jewish Experience and DIARNA presented

Tours of "The History of Jews" in the Middle East

Including Egypt, Yemen, Iraq, Persia, and Kurdistan.

(These Screen Throughout the Festival 8/30 through 9/13)

This Was An EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE.

Films in the Series Included:

Our Exciting Showcase Opening Film,

The Unorthodox, and Our Closing Film,

The Lost Crown.

EXCLUSIVE BONUS

The Institute for the Jewish Experience

and DIARNA Tours Films Included  :

• Experience Egypt
• Expedition to Iraq

• Virtual Lag BaOmer

• Mission to Mt. Sinai: A Pre-Shabuot Pilgrimage to Iraqi-Kurdistan

• Journey to Yemen

• Passport to Persia

Axelrod Performing Arts Center
100 Grant Avenue, Deal Park, NJ 07723
732-531-9106 Box Office

info@axelrodartscenter.com

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is completely wheelchair accessible and provides a variety of assistive services upon request. In addition to Large Print Programs and hearing assistive devices at all performances, scheduled sign language interpreting, audio description, and sensory seminars are available at certain performances and upon request.

Contact the box office directly at 732-531-9106, ext. 14.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts

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