Berkshire Jewish Film Festival begins 30th season Monday


LENOX — Congregation Knesset Israel's Berkshire Jewish Film Festival begins its 30th season Monday in the Duffin Theater at Lenox Memorial High School, 197 East St.

Fourteen long and short films from the United States, Israel, Ethiopia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Canada and Palestine will be shown over the course of the Monday afternoon and evening series, which runs through Aug. 15.

The films:

• July 11 — "Projections of America" (USA) and "The Cummington Story" (USA) 4 p.m.; "On the Map" (Israel) 8 p.m.

• July 18 — "Ave Maria" (Palestinian Territories) and "Breakfast at Ina's " (USA) 4 p.m.; "Remember" (Canada/Germany) 8 p.m.

• July 25 — "Zemene" (USA/Ethiopia) 4 p.m.; "Love and Taxes"(USA) 8 p.m.

• Aug. 1 — "Brundibar Revisited" (Germany/Czech Republic) 4 p.m.; "Sabena Hijacking — My Version" (Israel) 8 p.m.

• Aug. 8 — "Je Suis Charlie" (France) 4 p.m.; "Very Semi-Serious" (USA) 8 p.m.

• Aug. 15 — "Broadway Musicals — A Jewish Legacy" 4 p.m.; "The Great Dictator" (USA) 8 p.m.

All foreign language films are subtitled.

Tickets will be available at the door beginning one hour before screenings.

Complete information is available through Congregation Knesset Israel, 16 Colt Road, Pittsfield, at (413) 445-4872 extension 25.


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