Sunday, December 4 at 6:30 pm
West Newton Cinema
Pavel and Lyalya (Jerusalem Romance)
by Viktor Kossakovsky, Russia. Massachusetts premiere
A beautiful ode to an ageing couple whose only fortune is love.
In a final scene Lyalya confesses that 'The world is so beautiful,
God does exist on Earth.' And the film, like a pieta, becomes both a
pain-filled prayer and a radiant song of praise. — Bertrand Bacqué,
Visions du réel, Nyon, 2001. Film received many international film
782, Under Further Notice
by Na’ama Merinberg, Israel
her husband Yedidia and their three little boys live on a remote
mountain, 782 meters above sea level, in the West Bank. The nearest
Jewish town – Itamar is 15 minutes away. For the time being, they
are entirely alone.
We Love Israel
by Michael Brusilovsky, USA. World premiere
generations of Russian-American Jews – called rootless cosmopolites
in the 40th and Zionist enemies in the 60th in Russia, nicknamed
“Russians” in America – children, parents and grandchildren walk in
Boston to support Israel.
For more info
Bosfilm, Boston for Israel, Zionist House,
Consulate of Israel, Land of Israel Committee