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Sabes JCC

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4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
952 + 381 3400 https://www.sabesjcc.org/

August 2019

Film Screening – Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

The origin story behind one of Broadway’s most beloved musicals, Fiddler on The Roof, and its creative roots in early 1960s New York, when “tradition” was on the wane as gender roles, sexuality, race relations and religion were evolving. Intimate interviews with the show’s creators reveal how the tremendous success and worldwide impact of Fiddler and its subsequent film adaptation is most appropriately viewed through the lens of the social upheaval and change in mid-20th century America. Yet, as the…

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September 2019

TCJFF Film Screening – Back to Maracanã

September 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

Opening Night! The only thing more important in life than family is soccer. Roberto (40), divorced with a failing business, his son Itay (11), a spoiled child that snubs his father and despises soccer, and the grandfather Samuel (76), an enthusiastic soccer fan that recently found out he doesn’t have much time to live, depart spontaneously to the World Cup Games in Brazil – their former homeland. Their unplanned trip turns into a emotional journey that changes all of them…

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TCJFF Film Screening – Black Honey: The Life and Poetry of Avraham Sutzever

September 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

As long as Abraham Sutzkever lived, he wouldn’t let a film about his life be made. Today, eight years after his passing, Black Honey tells the incredible story of the greatest Yiddish poet of modern times. The man who led the Paper Brigade underground movement that saved Jewish manuscripts from the Nazis, survived the WWII due to Stalin sending him a private rescue plane, testified in the Nuremberg Trials, and immigrated to Israel in 1947 where he led Yiddish culture,…

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TCJFF Film Screening – The Museum

September 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

The Museum is a film that seeks to explore the Israeli soul through the galleries, storerooms and visitors of the Israel Museum, Israel’s most important cultural institution. This is a documentary puzzle, simultaneously intriguing and amusing, which attempts to define the unique essence of the museum within the exceptional geographical, historical and political context in which it functions. With a trenchant, ironic eye the film follows the visitors, observes the observers, listens to the speakers and descends to the storerooms,…

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TCJFF Film Screening – An Evening with Ori Elon, Co- Creator of Shtisel

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

MINNEAPOLIS JEWISH FEDERATION ISRAEL CENTER CO-PRESENTS: An Evening with Ori Elon, Co-creator of Shtisel Ori Elon is an Israeli author and filmmaker, who co-created the critically acclaimed television drama Shtisel, that brings viewers inside the life of the Haredi community in Jerusalem. Available on Netflix, the series has become an international hit, and has won 17 Israeli Academy Awards, including Best Script for Drama. This rare event will treat audiences to a behind the scenes look at the hit Israeli…

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TCJFF Film Screening – King Bibi

September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

Twenty years before the spectacle of Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu already understood the political benefits of a toxic relationship with the media, and direct communication with the public. King Bibi explores Netanyahus rise to power, relying solely on archival footage of his media performances over the years: from his days as a popular guest expert on American TV, through his public confession of adultery, and his mastery of the art of social media. From one studio to another, Bibi evolved…

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TCJFF Film Screening – Shorts Night

September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sabes JCC, 4330 S. Cedar Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55416
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$12

Limited only by their run time, short films transcend traditional storytelling and are an important part of cinema, storytelling, and culture. Our Shorts Night offers an extraordinary evening featuring six short films ranging from a narrative drama, to a crime documentary, to a thriller. Films include Black Hat, The Driver is Red, Oshri, Almost Liam, R4CH43L, and The Fiddle. The Twin Cities Jewish Film Festival Shorts Night has something for everyone.

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