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LEVIS JCC’s SANDLER CENTER ANNOUNCES 2021 VIRTUAL JUDY LEVIS KRUG BOCA RATON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

January 07, 2021


Boca Raton, FL (Jan. 7, 2020) – Levis JCC’s Sandler Center announces its 2021 Virtual Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival (BRJFF), beginning now through May 16, 2021, giving film aficionados the flexibility and convenience to explore over 50 Jewish-themed films from around the world ranging from historical dramas to documentaries—all from the comfort and safety of their own homes.  Additionally, the 2021 Virtual Festival will include insightful Q&A webinars with filmmakers, cast members, and community lecturers, as well as the opportunity to view the film up to 72 hours after its scheduled time. 

“While we are still unable to host our community of film enthusiasts in local theaters, we now have the unique opportunity to present more films than ever, all while expanding our reach far beyond county lines,” said Wendy Honig BRJFF Artistic Director. 

Not-to-be-missed films include Golden Voices (1/17-1/23), a film that offers an intimate glimpse into the experience of Soviet Jews during the single largest wave of immigration in Israel's history--all with the perfect mix of poignancy, levity and heart; Here We Are (1/25-1/26), a soulful drama that touches on family ties, the rights of the differently abled, and the sadness of aging; Maverick Modigliani (Feb. 14-16), a documentary chronicling Modigliani’s short and tormented life and journey to later become one of the most highly rated and copied artists in the world; Asia (Feb. 23-25), a film about motherhood, sacrifice, and love.  Asia stars Shira Haas, star of Netflix’s Unorthodox and winner of the Best Actress Award at the Tribeca Film Festival 2020.  A full program guide including dates, showtimes, trailers, a synopsis of each film, and Q&A’s are available on http://bocaff.org/.   

“Our strong relationship with the film industry has allowed us to present our patrons with a high-quality line-up of films and speakers year after year, in turn, we are able to continue to inspire, educate and connect with our community year after year,” said Lesley Rich, BRJFF Program & Production Director. 

Individual tickets range from $4.99-$12 and film pass packages range from $59-$299 (prices are per household); tickets and packages are available for purchase online at bocajff.org.  Movie rentals can be enjoyed on various platforms by downloading the Eventive TV app which is available on Apple TV, Roku, Firestick, Chromecast among others. 

For more information on film passes and packages, or how to stream from various devices, contact Lisa Barash at lisab@bocafed.org or call 561-558-2514.  The Levis JCC Sandler Center is located at 21050 95th Avenue S. in Boca Raton. 

About the Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival 

The mission of the Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival is to provide the newest, most stimulating and thought-provoking films that encourage audiences to expand their awareness and understanding of the Jewish world and engage in dialogue to explore the many diverse perspectives portrayed by the films presented. 

 

About the Levis JCC Sandler Center
The Levis JCC’s Phyllis & Harvey Sandler Center, which highlights renowned talent from artists and actors to authors and so much more, gives adults of all ages and faiths an opportunity to connect with others who share similar interests in continuing education, travel and social events. Learn more at 
levisjcc.org/culture.

 

About the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center

The Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center promotes and enhances Jewish culture, heritage and values through educational, spiritual, social, wellness and recreational programs for individuals of all ages. With a preschool, summer camp, family activities, athletics, cultural arts, adult enrichment and special needs programming, as well as a Resale Boutique for bargain hunters, the Levis JCC offers something for everyone. 

 

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