Nashville Jewish Film Festival Announces 2017 season and venues
The Nashville Jewish Film Festival announced today that an exciting and important series of films have been selected for the 2017 season, as well as the addition of Saturday night screenings at the new AMC Bellevue 12Theatre.
The festival will open on Tuesday October 11 at the Belcourt Theatre with the film Loving Henri produced by Nashville resident David Haspel, and close on Saturday November 17 at the Gordon JCC with the film The Exception starring festival favorite Christopher Plummer with Lily James, and Eddie Marsden.
Two screenings will be held on October 21 at the new Bellevue 12 theatre: Bye, Bye Germany at 7 pm and the outrageous Israeli mockumentary The 90 Minute War at 9 pm. On Saturday October 28, again at the Bellevue 12 a screening of the new Israeli comedy The Kind Words will be shown at 7 pm.
Other films scheduled for the festival include Harmonia, Fanny’s Journey, the History of Love starring Derek Jacobi and Elliot Gould, Compared to What: the Improbable life of Barney Frank, Keep Quiet, Bombshell: the Hedy Lamarr Story, Body and Soul and Scandal in Ivansk.
Presenting its 17th festival the Nashville Jewish Film Festival offers the community the opportunity to watch films that would not be seen in any other theatre. Films that reflect upon contemporary Jewish life and experience and those factors that have led to it. This year’s films come from the US, Israel, France, Belgium, Hungary, Poland.