Director: Shemi Zarhin (122 minutes, Israel, 2012) / Hebrew with English subtitles / Drama
The World Is Funny follows the wanderings of a loose network of characters. Told with meticulous precision, the connections between the characters and the profound implications of their stories grow in richness and complexity as the film progresses. A sharp, ironic sense of humor enriches a melancholy yet inspiring film that has been a gigantic hit in Israel, earning a record-setting 15 Ophir nominations (the Israeli Academy Awards). Mature themes and sexual content.
Sunday, April 21, 7:15pm Screening Sponsors: Anita & Steve Dienstfrey Intro by the Embassy of Israel
Friday, April 26, 3:15pm
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