Director: Tamar Tal (60 minutes, Israel, 2011) Hebrew and German with English subtitles / Documentary
The winner of the 2012 Ophir (Israeli Academy Award) for Best Documentary focuses on 96-year-old Miriam Weissenstein, the outspoken proprietor of Pri-Or PhotoHouse, a Tel Aviv institution that holds over one million photos documenting defining moments in Israel's history. When a new development threatens the shop, Miriam teams up with her grandson a young gay man who just began working there to save the store, and the two embark on an exploration of Israel's past, its modernization, and their own family history.
Friday, April 19, 7:15pm Screening Sponsors: Tanya & Steve Bodzin Program: Ben Peter
Tuesday, April 23, 4:45pm
The Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival will run April 18-28. Film screenings April 19-28 will be held at Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic in Fairfax. The complete NVJFF schedule is posted at www.jccnvarts.org. Single tickets are $9-$11 (purchase in advance online or at-the-door starting one hour before screening). Opening night event is $39. Closing night event is $13. All-access festival pass (excluding opening and closing events) is $60.
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Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic (View)
2911 District Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22031