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International House Philadelphia

3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

March 2019

Opening Night Screening: The Unorthodox

March 16, 2019 | 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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When printer Yakov Cohen’s daughter is expelled from an Ashkenazi high school, he decides to take matters into his own hands. With nothing but his passion and two friends to back him, Cohen forms the ethnic political party known today as “Shas” as a way to empower all Sephardic Jews. Don’t miss this poignant, often comic and often nostalgic, recounting of Shas’ unbelievable forming story. More information at http://iffphila.com/movie/the-unorthodox/ https://www.facebook.com/events/733285137043887/

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Sunday Matinee Film Screening: The Unorthodox

March 17, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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When printer Yakov Cohen’s daughter is expelled from an Ashkenazi high school because of her ethnicity, he decides to take matters into his own hands. With nothing but his passion and two friends to back him, Cohen forms the ethnic political party known today as “Shas” as a way to empower all Sephardic Jews. More information and tickets: http://iffphila.com/movie/the-unorthodox-2/ https://www.facebook.com/events/289149198456929/

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April 2019

Fig Tree | Lindy CineMondays 2019 Spotlight Film

April 15, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
International House Philadelphia, 3701 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Ethiopian-Israeli director Aäläm-Wärqe Davidian’s breakout film, FIG TREE, has left audiences speechless throughout the world. Set in Addis Ababa at the end of the Ethiopian Civil War, Davidian’s remarkably assured debut follows a Jewish Ethiopian teenager as she attempts to save her boyfriend from being drafted, while she and her family await their turn to flee the country. With a civil war raging from the day she was born, 16-year-old Mina (Betalehem Asmamawe) has grown accustomed to her precarious surroundings.…

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