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125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States

March 2019

Film Screening: Echo

March 17, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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How far would you go to find out if your spouse was cheating on you? When husband Anver begins to suspect that something isn’t right in his marriage to Ella, he secretly records her conversations in an attempt to find the truth. As he obsessively listens to the recordings, he realizes he may have married a stranger. More information and tickets: http://iffphila.com/movie/echo/ https://www.facebook.com/events/314841555903958/

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April 2019

THE TOBACCONIST | GPJFF Lindy CineMondays Screening

April 29, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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$7 – $15

Based on the best-selling novel by Robert Seethaler, THE TOBACCONIST follows a young man’s sexual and spiritual awakening amidst escalating violence and anti-Semitism on the eve of Hitler’s takeover of Vienna. THE TOBACCONIST is one of six films that will screen in Lindy CineMondays 2019. March 25 - May 6 (excluding the week of Pesach)

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September 2019

HOW ABOUT ADOLF? | Film Screening

September 26, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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$12

Being the black sheep of a progressive middle-class German academic family is no easy feat, but Thomas (Florian David Fitz) relishes discovering new ways to poke fun and rile up his siblings. His latest gag – announcing that he and his pregnant girlfriend, Anna (Janina Uhse), have decided to call their son “Adolf” – was merely meant to serve as a good conversation starter or pretext for debate at Stephan (Christoph Maria Herbst) and Elisabeth (Caroline Peters)’s dinner party. It…

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March 2020

Cancelled: RESISTANCE | Film Screening

March 17, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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$6 – $12

The Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival (GPJFF) proudly presents an advance screening of RESISTANCE, a riveting true story of bravery set during Nazi-occupied Europe. Academy Award nominee Jesse Eisenberg stars as Marcel Marceau, the real-life, world-famous Jewish mime artist who joined the French Resistance and helped save the lives of thousands of orphaned children. Co-starring Clémence Poésy, Géza Röhrig, and with a special appearance from Ed Harris as General George S. Patton. Presented by IFC Films.

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April 2020

Cancelled: Jewish Film Festival: THE LAST VERMEER

April 6, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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$6 – $15

Written by Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby, the screenwriting duo behind CHILDREN OF MEN (2006), Dan Friedkin’s handsome and absorbing directorial debut centers on a former Dutch resistance fighter’s investigation of stolen art in the wake of WWII. Starring Claes Bang (THE SQUARE), Guy Pearce (MEMENTO), and Vicky Krieps (PHANTOM THREAD).

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May 2020

Jewish Film Festival: TAHARA

May 4, 2020 | 7:00 pm
Ritz East, 125 South 2nd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 United States
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$6 – $15

Carrie and Hannah have been best friends since childhood. When their former Hebrew school classmate unexpectedly commits suicide, the girls attend the funeral together, as well as the “teen talk-back” session designed to help them process their grief through their Jewish faith. Even with their teacher’s guidance, with so many memories to reconcile and dramas to unpack, the teens spend the afternoon just as confused, misguided, and stuck in their own heads as ever. A day in the life of…

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