Boston Jewish Film Festival

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In the Footsteps of Regina Jonas

Sep 2018 | Posted by:

2014 | Directed by Gail Twersky Reimer

The film follows America’s pioneering women rabbis as they travel to Berlin and Terezin with a special delegation of American Jewish historians, rabbis, and communal leaders to rescue Regina Jonas, the first woman to be ordained as a Rabbi, from the oblivion of the Holocaust.

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Demeter’s Spring

Sep 2015 | Posted by:

2012 | Directed by Daphna Mero

The film draws a portrait of a secular Cemetery in an Israeli kibbutz as it follows a single life cycle observing the cemetery as it withers and blooms again. There between being and non-being, holes are bored open in the earth and empty plastic chairs await sitters to come…

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The Perfect Buddy

Sep 2014 | Posted by:

2013 | Directed by Michael Parks Randa

In an effort to cure his loneliness, a retired scientist goes back to the lab for one last experiment: to create the perfect buddy.