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Under One Tent – Fall 2017

Movies

Explore Jewish history, religion and contemporary issues through the lens of film.


  1. MOVIE CLUB & DELI DINNER

    Foodie Events, Movies / USA / 2014 / Documentary
    Enjoy a fabulous Kosher deli dinner and the screening of the highly rated documentary Deli Man.
    MOVIE CLUB & DELI DINNER

    Congregation B'nai Shalom
    Sunday, Sep. 10 5:30pm


  2. SCREENING OF “ABULELE”

    Movies / Israel / 2015 / Drama, Family Friendly / 90 mins
    Abulele, a new Israeli film suitable for the entire family ages 10 and up, is a must-see about a “monster” who cares for children in need of a friend.
    SCREENING OF “ABULELE”

    Contra Costa Jewish Day School
    Sunday, Oct. 8 5:00pm


  3. FOOD STAMPED: SCREENING & DINNER

    Foodie Events, Movies / USA / 2010 / Documentary
    Can you eat a well-balanced meal on a food stamp budget? Nutritionist Shira Potash and filmmaker Yoav Potash examine this issue in their must-see documentary. Dinner will feature a “food stamp”—roughly $1.00 per person — menu.
    FOOD STAMPED: SCREENING & DINNER

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Sunday, Oct. 15 5:30pm


  4. SCREENING OF “THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER”

    Movies / Germany / 2015 / Drama, Historical / 105 mins
    From Germany comes the powerfully moving drama The People vs. Fritz Bauer, which reveals how Israel learned about Adolf Eichmann’s hideout in Argentina and was thus able to bring him to trial in Jerusalem.
    SCREENING OF “THE PEOPLE VS. FRITZ BAUER”

    Vine Cinema & Alehouse
    Sunday, Oct. 22 7:00pm


  5. TACKLING TEST-FUELED ANXIETY IN OUR CHILDREN

    Movies / USA / 2014 / Documentary / 150 mins
    What if our education system valued personal growth over test scores? Encouraged passion over rankings? Transforming students over the transmission of facts and formulas? This documentary by Vicki Abeles reveals what’s possible when schools break away from test-driven education and see critical thinking, collaboration and creativity as the key to good education. The screening will be followed by round table discussions.
    TACKLING TEST-FUELED ANXIETY IN OUR CHILDREN

    Contra Costa Jewish Day School
    Tuesday, Oct. 24 7:00pm


  6. SCREENING OF “TIME OF FAVOR”

    Movies / Israel / 2000 / Drama, Thriller / 102 mins
    Director Joe Cedar (Norman, Footnote) started his career with the acclaimed thriller Time of Favor, a powerful drama about a young soldier who is conflicted about his loyalties.
    SCREENING OF “TIME OF FAVOR”

    Temple Isaiah
    Wednesday, Oct. 25 7:00pm


  7. SCREENING OF “THE GREEN PRINCE”

    Movies / Germany, Israel, UK / 2014 / Documentary / 101 mins
    The Green Prince is an emotionally charged documentary thriller that follows the relationship between Mosab Hassan Yousef (a Palestinian recruited as a spy by Israel’s internal security agency) and his handler. What makes Yousef a prize catch is that his father was a founder of Hamas.
    SCREENING OF “THE GREEN PRINCE”

    Beth Chaim Congregation
    Monday, Nov. 13 7:00pm


  8. WILL THE REAL ARI BEN-CANAAN PLEASE STAND UP!

    Lectures & Book Talks, Movies
    Will the Real Ari Ben-Canaan Please Stand Up! July 2017 marked the 70th anniversary of the ship Exodus 1947. Using clips from the 1960 Otto Preminger film as well as more recent documentaries, EBIJFF Director Riva Gambert will reveal the real story of the ship that was made famous by the film Exodus starring Paul Newman.
    WILL THE REAL ARI BEN-CANAAN PLEASE STAND UP!

    Congregation B'nai Shalom
    Wednesday, Dec. 6 7:00pm Buy Tickets


  9. SCREENING OF “EXTREMIS” AND BOOK SIGNING

    Lectures & Book Talks, Movies / USA / 2016 / Documentary
    The 2017 Oscar-nominated film Extremis follows Dr. Jessica Zitter and her team as they grapple with urgent end-of-life medical decision-making at Oakland’s Highland Hospital. Zitter, author of Extreme Measures — Finding a Better Path to the End of Life, will lead a post-screening discussion.
    SCREENING OF “EXTREMIS” AND BOOK SIGNING

    Temple Isaiah
    Sunday, Jan. 21 4:00pm


  10. SCREENING OF “YOSSI & JAGGER”

    Movies / Israel / 2002 / Drama, Feature / 67 mins
    Celebrated director Eytan Fox (Walk on Water, Cupcakes) rose to cinematic fame with his film Yossi and Jagger, the celebrated drama about two male soldiers who hide their romance from their army unit. Post- screening discussion with an Israeli LGBTQ advocate.
    SCREENING OF “YOSSI & JAGGER”

    Congregation B'nai Tikvah
    Sunday, Jan. 28 7:00pm Buy Tickets