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Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival

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401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States

March 2018

2001: A Space Odyssey – 50 Years Later

March 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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A 21st Century View of Stanley Kubrick’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece Without a doubt, 2001: A Space Odyssey is one of the greatest and most philosophical science-fiction films ever made. It has provided some of cinema’s most famed icons—the monolith, the ape bone toss, the HAL-9000, the Star-Gate, and the strange hotel suite. 50 years later, 2001 is more relevant than ever, as we organize our lives amidst a culture of technology and vast potential. We invite you to join us for…

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April 2018

An Act of Defiance – PJFF CineMondays 2018 Centerpiece Film

April 23, 2018 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival, 401 S Broad St
Philadelphia, PA 19147 United States
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Based on true events, this award-winning historical thriller follows the fate of Nelson Mandela and his inner circle of Black and Jewish anti-Apartheid fighters after their arrests during a raid in Rivonia, South Africa, the summer of 1963. Bram Fischer (Peter Paul Muller), a tenacious Afrikaner lawyer, risks his career, family, and freedom to represent ten Rivonia trial defendants against charges of conspiracy to commit sabotage and treason against the National Party. While the prosecution gains momentum, Bram’s defense embraces…

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