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Feb. 16 • 7:30 PM                                                                                                                  Village 8 
The Black Book 
A Dutch World War II thriller about singer Rachel Stein who pretends to be a Gentile in order to help the resistance.  She has been in hiding for years, but is sent on the run and is forced into one morally compromising position after another.   Netherlands

Feb. 18 • 7:00 PM                                                                                                                          JCC
Saved by Deportation 
In 1940 Stalin ordered the deportation of 200,000 Polish Jews to labor settlements in the Soviet interior.  This story of survival retraces the path Asher and Schifra Sharf traveled to Siberia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.  Co-produced by Louisville native, Robert Podgursky, who will speak at film reception.  USA

Feb. 20 • 7:00 PM                                                                                                                 Village 8
What a Wonderful Place 
Israel’s 2005 Oscar entry examines the difficulties foreign workers experience in Israel.  Thai laborers, human traffickers, a Filipino couple, a depressed old man, and an ex-cop share the need for human dignity and contact.  Israel

Feb. 21 • 7:00 PM                                                                                                                  Village 8
Jellyfish
An ensemble comedy-drama, Jellyfish weaves together concurrent stories of loneliness and the attempts to connect with one another.  Winner of the Cannes and Israeli awards for best film by directors. Israel

A GALA EVENING AT THE SPEED • Feb. 23 • 7:30 PM
The Rape of Europa
A fabulous evening at The Speed Museum featuring hors d’oeuvres by the Bristol Cafe and the premier of the award-winning film Rape of Europa.  This film tells the story of the theft, destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during World War II.  A staff member of the Speed will discuss the elaborate research done on their collection to ensure that none is stolen property.  Seating is limited for this very special event and tickets must be purchased in advance at the JCC. $45 per person. USA

Feb. 24 • 4:00 PM                                                                                                                         JCC
The First Basket 
Documentary on the impact of American basketball by Jewish immigrants and their importance in shaping modern basketball and their notable success from the 1920’s to early 1950’s. Newsreel footage of the first basket and first game in NBA history is shown.  USA

Feb. 25 • 7:00 PM                                                                                                                 Village 8
The Tribe  
This short film is a brilliant, irreverent and buoyant film about an icon of American culture, the Barbie doll, and its creator, a Jewish woman.  USA.

Mauvaise Foi 
A comedy about a Jewish woman who falls in love with an Arab pianist and the reactions they encounter from their family and friends when they decide to marry.  France.

Tickets      (502) 459-0660

$8/Adults, $6/Students
Purchase by phone, at Jewish Community Center or at theatre one hour prior to the film.

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