30th Annual Don Riegle Community Service Awards

30th Annual Don Riegle Community Service Awards

This year we will once again honor three outstanding individuals who have volunteered countless hours to make our community a better place. Our honorees are Rhina Griffel, Father Phil Schmitter and Courtney Hawkins. Tickets are $125 per person and there are still...

The Last Suit – May 23

7:00 PM An elderly tailor from Buenos Aires returns to Poland to fulfill a promise to find the man who saved his life decades before. This story deals with the generational damage created by the Holocaust that has echoed through the...

The Cousin – May 22

7:00 PM A well-intentioned Israeli TV personality and his Palestinian employee face unfounded accusations in a comedy that explores Middle Eastern conflicts “from an everyday perspective,” according to...

Budapest Noir – May 21

7:00 PM In an engaging murder mystery set in 1936, a newspaper reporter in Budapest investigates the killing of a seemingly obscure young woman whom no one – and everyone – seems to care about. What he finds promises to be...

Above the Drowning Sea – May 20

7:00 PM This documentary—which has particular timeliness in light of today’s global refugee crisis—concerns refugees from Nazi Europe who found sanctuary in Shanghai, thanks to the efforts of a Chinese diplomat who defied his own government to...

Shalom Bollywood – May 19

7:00 PM We open the festival with a documentary that reveals the unlikely story of how the 2,000-year-old Jewish community in India played a key role in shaping the world’s largest film industry. Infused with music and dance, the film focuses on the lives of...