Get your popcorn ready (check out this Kosher option) — the Chattanooga Jewish Film Series returns for its 16th year Sunday, Oct. 15 and will run through Friday, Nov. 17.
Brought to you by the Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, this series will showcase five Jewish-themed, award-winning films produced in France, Israel, Poland, and the US, offering virtual + in-person viewings.
Know before you go
- In-person screenings | 7 p.m. at the Jewish Cultural Center (5461 North Terrace Rd.)
- Virtual screenings | Available at 12 p.m. on Sunday through 12 p.m. the following Friday
- Price | $12 per viewing, $3 for students (must show valid ID)
Note: Those who want to watch virtually will pay in advance to receive a login code the first morning of the screening + a link for recordings of discussions and interviews for specific films.
Films + showtimes
“Farewell, Mr. Haffmann” | In-person Monday, Oct. 16 | Virtually Sunday, Oct. 15-Friday, Oct. 20 | 115 minutes, French with English subtitles | Depiction of occupied Paris in 1941 during World War II.
“Matchmaking” | In-person Monday, Oct. 23 | Virtually Sunday, Oct. 22-Friday, Oct. 27 | 96 minutes, Hebrew with English subtitles | See an Ashkenazi + Sephardic Orthodox twist to “Romeo and Juliet.”
“Love Gets a Room” | In-person Monday, Oct. 30 | Virtually Sunday, Oct. 29-Friday, Nov. 3 | 103 minutes, English | A musical drama of love and survival.
“The Future” | In-person Monday, Nov. 6 | Virtually Sunday, Nov. 5-Friday, Nov. 10 | 80 minutes, Arabic, Hebrew with English subtitles | Where a murder case meets Israel’s first mission to the moon.
“March 68" | In-person Monday, Nov. 13 | Virtually Sunday, Nov. 12-Friday, Nov. 17 | 115 minutes, Polish with English subtitles | A story of love amidst the social turmoil and Jewish discrimination in 1960s Warsaw.
Any of these now on your watch list? Get your tickets.