Movies that Matter

Film Screenings for Schools


Monday, April 16, 2018
10 am – 1 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Students view award-winning documentary films exploring themes—including identity, culture, and tolerance—inspired by the Jewish Museum’s collection. Engaging, guided conversations follow each screening.

The Rebound (2016)
For Middle Schools
The Miami Heat Wheels is a wheelchair basketball team on a quest for a national championship title. The Rebound follows the team’s journey to the championship and focuses on three of the adaptive athletes, each striving to achieve their own dreams.  Friends, family, and pride hang in the balance as these men work toward success in education, athletics, and personal relationships. Directed by Shaina Koren Allen.

Free; includes pizza lunch

To register, email or call 212.423.3254. Limit: 40 tickets per school.

Movies That Matter is made possible through the generosity of the Nissan Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., the Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation, and Deborah and Michael Rothman. Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and Council Member Peter Koo.

Still from The Rebound