Archive: 14th Annual NVJFF
14th Annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival
March 20-30, 2014
The 14th annual Northern Virginia Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia (JCCNV), presented 11 feature films over 11 days with the theme Heart | History | Humor | Hope. Countries represented included Argentina, Belguim, Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Spain and United States. Poland. The festival presented 19 screenings at Angelika Film Center & Café at Mosaic in Fairfax. Opening Night and one screening was held at the JCCNV, and previews were held at the Agudas Achim Congregation, Beth El Hebrew Congregation, Congregation Adat Reyim and Temple B’nai Shalom, for a total of 25 festival screenings.
- Aftermath (Poklosie) | Written and Directed by Władysław Pasikowski | Poland/Netherlands/Russia/Slovakia | 2013 | 107 minutes | Polish with subtitles | Drama
- Dancing in Jaffa | Directed by Hilla Medalia | Israel/USA | 2013 | 84 minutes | Hebrew/Arabic with subtitles | Documentary/Family. Program: The film’s producer Diane Nabatoff and subject Pierre Dulaine.
- The German Doctor (Wakolda) | Written, Directed and Produced by Lucía Puenzo | Argentina/France/Spain/Norway | 2013 | 94 minutes | Spanish/German/Hebrew with subtitles | Drama
- Igor and the Cranes’ Journey (Igor VeMasa Ha'Agurim) | Directed by Evgeny Ruman | Israel/Germany/Poland | 2013 | 90 minutes | Hebrew/Russian with subtitles | Feature/Family
- The Jewish Cardinal (Le métis de Dieu) | Directed by Ilan Duran Cohen | France | 2013 | 90 minutes | French/Latin/Polish with subtitles | Drama. Program: Victoria Barnett from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Quality Balls: The David Steinberg Story | Directed by Barry Avrich | Canada | 2013 | 80 minutes | Documentary/Comedy
- Süskind | Directed by Rudolf van den Berg | Netherlands | 2012 | 118 minutes | Dutch with Subtitles | Drama
- Two Sided Story (Shnei panim la-sipur) | Directed by Tor Ben-Mayor | Israel/Palenstine | 2012 | 75 minutes | Hebrew/Arabic with subtitles | Documentary/Drama. Program: Program: Marcia Mofson, FamilyFirst Psychological Services, PC
- Under the Same Sun | Directed by Sameh Zoabi, Produced by Amir Harel | Israel/USA | 2012 | 84 minutes | Arabic/Hebrew/English with subtitles | Drama. Program: Ralph Robbins from the Virginia Israel Advisory Board.
- When Comedy Went to School | Written by Lawrence Richards, Directed by Ron Frank and Melvut Akkaya | USA | 2013 | 77 minutes | Documentary/Comedy
- The Zigzag Kid (Nono, het Zigzag Kind) | Directed by Vincent Bal | Belgium/Netherlands | 2012 | 95 minutes | Dutch/English/French with subtitles | Feature/Family
- Plus the short film Moses on the Mesa | Directed by Paul Ratner | USA | 2013 | 19 minutes | Short