Wednesday Night @ The Movies

May 15: Women’s Balcony (2016, 96 minutes) Dr. Hana Bor, BHI, Towson University. An accident during a Bar Mitzvah celebration leads to a gender rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power.

May 22: Aftermath (2017, 110 minues) Neil Rubin, Ph.D., Beth Tfiloh Dahan High School. Two brothers uncover a dark secret that forces them to confront the history of their family, village and nation. A tense and gripping thriller inspired by actual events, Aftermath caused controversy in it’s native Poland due to its present-day reckoning with a dark period in that country’s history.

May 29: Inside Hana’s Suitcase (2009, 90 minutes) Idan Zrihen, Baltimore Zionist District. The delivery of a battered suitcase to Fumiko Ishioka at the Tokyo Holocaust Museum begins this true-life mystery. The suitcase came from the Auschwitz Museum and had Hana Brady’s name painted on it. Follow the search to discover the details of Hana’s life and the discovery of herbrother George in Toronto.

June 5: Dough (2016, 94 minutes) Ben Kreshtool, Beth El Ritual Director. An old Jewish baker takes on a young Muslim apprentice to save his failing kosher bakery. When his apprentice’s marijuana stash accidentally falls in the mixing dough, the challah starts flying off the shelves! Dough is a warmhearted and humorous story about overcoming prejudice and finding redemption in unexpected places. Jonathan Pryce and Pauline Collins star in this hilarious comedy.

Fee: $36 for all four movies – register in advance $10 at the door.

For further information and to register, please contact Ellen Marks at [email protected] or 410-580-5166.