Hot Days Cool Flicks - A Four Film Series Screening at Two locations!
BENEATH THE SILENCE
July 18 at 7:00pm, Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, 5221 Hood Road
July 19 at 3:30pm, Cinemark Boynton Beach, 1151 Congress Ave (Boynton Beach Mall)
Directors: Erez Mizrahi and Sahar Shavit, Israel, 2016, 106 min, Hebrew w. subtitles
Six years after returning from the Six Day War with a battle shock, Menashe realizes he will never be the man he used to be before the war. He can’t communicate with others, and spends his days driving around for long hours. The young family he created collapses due to his lack of communication. At a time when PSTD was not recognized as a medical condition, his wife, struggles to get help, while their 10 year-old tries to understand what happened to his father and why he is different. When the Yom Kippur War breaks out, and Menashe is sent again to the battle field, the small family crumbles to the dust. Best Feature Film Sydney World Film Festival.
THE LAST BAND IN LEBANON
July 25 at 7:00pm, Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, 5221 Hood Road
July 26at 3:30pm, Cinemark Boynton Beach, 1151 Congress Ave (Boynton Beach Mall)
Directors: Itzik Kricheli & Ben Bachar, Israel, 2016, 99 min. Hebrew w. subtitles
Set against the Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon in 2000, this upbeat, offbeat comedy follows three members of a military rock band, who wake up one morning to discover they’ve been left behind. Caught between Hezbollah fighters and disgruntled Lebanese military, the three soldiers set aside their complicated personal history and use the only tools at their disposal, their musical instruments, to chart their way home. Some profanity
NOT THE LAST BUTTERFLY
August 1 at 7:00pm, Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, 5221 Hood Road
August 2 at 3:30pm, Cinemark Boynton Beach,1151 Congress Ave (Boynton Beach Mall)
Directors: Joe Fab & Cheryl Price Rattner, USA,2016, 60 min.
The Butterfly Project is a grass roots arts and education initiative that memorializes the 1.5 million children killed during the Holocaust , through global displays of ceramic butterflies, one butterfly painted for each child. The film’s message of tolerance empowers all of us to take action to create a more peaceful world. After the film find out how you can participate in the Mandel JCC visual arts project.
IF AND WHEN
August 8 at 7:00pm, Mandel JCC Palm Beach Gardens, 5221 Hood Road
August 9 at 3:30pm, Cinemark Boynton Beach, 1151 Congress Ave (Boynton Beach Mall)
Director: Eran B.Y. Israel, 2015, 75 min, Hebrew, English subtitles
A young divorced father falls in love with a skeptical single woman. They decide to break up due to the father’s commitment to his daughter who is still adapting to her parents’ divorce.
When they meet again, a year later, will their love be rekindled?