10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Families in the ASL community, with kids ages 7 – 12, are invited to join educators Debra Cole and Hollie Ecker to explore the exhibition Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art and create art inspired by the work on view.
12 – 3 PM
Kids discover a passion for ancient artifacts in the Museum’s simulated archaeological dig.
12:30 – 4 PM
Create a printed city scene inspired by the black and white prints on view in Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art.
3:15 – 5 PM
Presented for its 50th anniversary, this classic, Oscar-winning Italian drama is set amid the rise of Fascism in the 1930s. The wealthy, intellectual Finzi-Contini family’s estate serves as a gathering place for the local Jewish community that tries to remain sheltered from the country’s growing anti-Semitism.
5:30 – 7 PM
The Israeli transit camps of 1948-1952 were built to accommodate the surge of immigrants following World War II. This documentary explores the controversial initiative, in which over 300,000 immigrants lived in tents, tin huts, and contributed to the divide between Ashkenazi and Sephardic Jews in Israel.
8 – 8:15 PM
This idiosyncratic short follows a young woman whose Shabbat ritual is put on hold when a 90-year-old neighbor interrupts with a medical emergency.
8 – 9:30 PM
These five compelling shorts directed by women offer bold, incisive, and darkly funny looks at contemporary Jewish femininity.
8:15 – 8:30 PM
In this poignant look at how mother-daughter relationships evolve from one generation to the next, a woman and her mother unearth the family archive of 8mm home movies of her grandmother’s life in 1960s Tel Aviv.
8:30 – 8:40 PM
In this moving adaptation of Deborah Kahan Kolb’s poem “After Auschwitz,” starring Lynn Cohen and tattoo artist Virginia Elwood, a woman reclaims the painful history tattooed on her body.
8:40 – 8:45 PM
In this experimental short, Broadway star Judy Kuhn embodies Katharine Hepburn’s Eleanor of Aquitaine from The Lion in Winter, but as a contemporary Jewish mother. The result is an exploration of the emotional, class, and power dynamics of Jewish wealth.
8:45 – 9:10 PM
In this darkly comic musical, a young woman enrolls in a retreat designed to transform her into “marriage material” after her boyfriend rejects her marriage proposal. There, she must confront what she’s willing to sacrifice for love.
9:15 – 10:45 PM
When the adolescent daughter of a prominent Tel Aviv veterinarian expresses a wish to end her life, father and child embark on a journey of mutual discovery in this tender debut feature.