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Vol. 33, No. 3
Adar l-Adar II 5771
An Affiliate of the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte
The Curtain Rises on the Charlotte
Jewish Film Festival
March Movie Madness has come to Charlotte! The 7th Annual Charlotte Jewish Film Festival returns
Mar 3-13 with the best in Jewish cinema from around the world! Celebrations, speakers and special per
formances accentuate what is sure to be the best Festival yet. For more information and to purchase tick
ets, check out www.charlottejewishfilm.com. Tickets can also be purchased directly from CarolinaTix.org
or by calling 704-372-1000.
Young adults (ages 21-45) are invited to join us at a pre-film Flappy Flour at Rock Bottom Brewery in
Uptown prior to the movie “Breaking Upwards” on March 10. Mingle and have an appetizer from 5:30-
6:30 PM, then walk across the street to the Patricia McBride and Jen-Pierre Bonnefoux Center for Dance
for this very interesting film with a unique twist on relationships.
Flere’s the slate of films that will grace the silver screen over ten magical days:
Mar 3 An Article of Hope, 7 PM
Mar 5 The Matchmaker, 7:30 PM
Mar 6 Berlin 36, 3 PM
Mar 6 Jews and Baseball: An American
Love Story*, 7 PM
Mar 8 Circus Kids, 7 PM
Mario Breaking Upwards, 7PM
Mar 12 Eli and Ben, 7:30 PM
Mar 13 The Golem (silent film), 3 PM
Speaker: Tiffany Russell from NASA
Hadassah Centennial Celebration/Dessert Reception
Speaker: Ron Blomberg, former major-leaguer
Performance: St. Louis Arches circus troupe
Pre-film Happy Hour at Rock Bottom Brewery
Live musical accompaniment: pianist Ethan Uslan and
clarinetist Gene Kavadlo
Mar 13 Where I Stand: The Hank
Greenspan Story, 7 PM
The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival has gone social. Become a fan of the Festival on Facebook (Charlotte
Jewish Film Festival) and follow us on twitter (www.twitter.eom/CJFF2011).
The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival is brought to you by the Levine JCC and the Charlotte Chapter of
Hadassah, and is made possible, in part, with funding by the Arts & Science Council and the North Carolina
Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the
Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. ^
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*See book review of Dave Cohen s “Matzoh Balls and Baseballs, "featuring an interview with Ron Blomberg, on page 24.
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