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October 18,2017 11:16

The fourth annual Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival is a four-day showcase running Sunday-Wednesday at Circle Cinema.and more »


The fourth annual Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival is a four-day showcase running Sunday-Wednesday at Circle Cinema.
Tickets for the 11-film event, which includes special introductions and Q-and-A discussions, are $10 per showing except for a couple of screenings. Information is available at circlecinema.com.
The festival’s goal has always been to “select quality films ranging from comedies to dramas to documentaries that would entertain and engage a broad audience.”
The film festival was conceived as a partnership among Circle Cinema, the Jewish Federation of Tulsa and the Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art.
Sunday
1 p.m.: “The Graduate,” 50th anniversary screening followed by Oklahoma Film Critics Circle discussion. Screening preceded by music from Tulsa Klezmer Band.
5 p.m.: “Monkey Business: The Adventures of Curious George’s Creators,” documentary followed by Q-and-A with the film’s animator Jacob Kafka, who returns Monday night for a panel discussion about animators’ career paths.
6:45 p.m.: Festival opening reception in lobby.
7:15 p.m.: “Fanny’s Journey,” a 2016 drama from France, with pre-recorded introduction from Fanny Ben-Ami.
Monday
6 p.m.: “On the Map,” basketball documentary about Maccabi Tel Aviv’s improbable 1977 European Championship, followed by Q-and-A with Frank Haith, University of Tulsa basketball head coach.
8 p.m.: “Germans and Jews,” documentary examining how Jews have gradually become comfortable residing in Germany in post-war years.
Tuesday
2 p.m.: “The Green Park,” documentary with a Tulsa connection, preceded by Oscar-nominated short film “Joe’s Violin.”
6 p.m.: “The Pickle Recipe,” comedy starring Lynn Cohen and David Paymer followed by pickle tasting.
8 p.m.: “The Women’s Balcony,” box-office comedy hit from Israel.
Wednesday
6 p.m.: “Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?” documentary from Israel.
8 p.m.: “1945,” Holocaust-era drama from Hungary.
NEW MOVIES THIS WEEK
“Only the Brave,” Josh Brolin, PG-13
“The Snowman,” Michael Fassbender, R
“Boo 2! A Madea Halloween,” PG-13
“Geostorm,” disaster movie, PG-13
“Same Kind of Different as Me,” Greg Kinnear, PG-13
NEW AT CIRCLE CINEMA
“Lucky,” Harry Dean Stanton, NR
Oklahoma Jewish Film Festival, begins Sunday
NOW SHOWING
Movie
Rating (on 4 star scale)
Blade Runner 2049
4 Stars
Dunkirk
3.5 Stars
Wonder Woman
3.5 Stars
Wind River
3 Stars
Annabelle: Creation
3 Stars
American Made
3 Stars
It
2.5 Stars
Battle of the Sexes
2.5 Stars
Kingsman: The Golden Circle
2 Stars
The Lego Ninjago Movie
2 Stars
Spider-Man: Homecoming
2 Stars
Despicable Me 3
2 Stars

Michael Smith
918-581-8479
michael.smith@tulsaworld.com
Twitter: @michaelsmithTW

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