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Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County

Saturday, October 28 through Sunday, November 5, 2017
with festival encore on Sunday, November 12

The Jewish Community Center of Stamford is proud to welcome you to the 16th season of the Jewish Arts & Film Festival of Fairfield County. We are thrilled to present to you the very best current Jewish films, speakers, fine art, music and literature that the international Jewish community has to offer. Recognized as an essential part of the Jewish cultural scene in Fairfield County, the Jewish Arts & Film Festival is a highly anticipated celebration of Jewish and Israeli life, culture, community and history, brought to audiences during the Festival week and throughout the year.

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Sunday, October 1
4 p.m.
David Broza
East Jerusalem West Jerusalem
Film Screening, Talk Back & Performance with David Broza

at the Quick Center for the Arts on the campus of Fairfield University


Saturday, October 28

7:30 p.m. Reception • 8 p.m. Film
Sabena Hijacking – My Version
The State Cinema, Stamford


Sunday, October 29 
1 p.m.
Song of the Seas: Bodies of Water in Israel
Art by Beth Styles. Music by the New World Chorus
JCC of Stamford


7 p.m.
On the Map
The Garden Cinema, Norwalk


Monday, October 30
7 p.m.
A Quiet Heart
The State Cinema, Stamford


Tuesday, October 31
7 p.m.
On the Map
Jewish Senior Services Campus, Bridgeport


Wednesday, November 1
7 p.m.
Past Life
The State Cinema, Stamford


Thursday, November 2
10 a.m.
Sabena Hijacking – My Version
The State Cinema, Stamford


7 p.m.
My Hero Brother
The State Cinema, Stamford


Saturday, November 4
7:30 p.m.
The Last Laugh & The Last Blintz
JCC of Stamford


Sunday, November 5
11:45 a.m.
Community Book Club Discussion 
The Book of Separation with author Tova Mirvis
JCC of Stamford


7 p.m.
Fanny’s Journey
The Garden Cinema, Norwalk


Sunday, November 12
3 p.m.
Commemorating Kristallnacht
Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story
The State Cinema, Stamford


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2017 Jewish Arts & Film Festival Committee

Festival Co-chairs:
Jennifer Kaufman & Debbie Lee

Art & Music Chair:
Lorraine Kweskin

Literature Co-chairs:
Leah Baker, Michelle Fanwick & Pam Hirschfeld

Larry Baker
Marion Drexler
Milton Drexler
Claudine Feurstein
Mark Funt
Nancy Funt
Debby Goldberg
Sandy Gottlin
Henry Hirschfeld
Elissa Kaplan
Joy Katz
Bill Levin
Ethan Lichtenberg
Caryl Ferber Poser
Peter Poser
Karen Resnick
Marcie Schoenfeld
Amy Sheinberg
Lorri Zabronsky



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