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Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival

The 16th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival will run Jan. 14-29. The festival includes “And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead,” a new documentary film by Billy Woodberry about black, Jewish Beat poet Bob Kaufman; “On the Map,” the true story of the 1977 Israeli Maccabi Basketball team that made history by beating the Soviet Red Army team and winning their first European title; and more.

All films will be accompanied by the filmmakers, or related experts in the subject matter, who will provide introductions and moderate post-screening discussions with the audience.

Individual tickets are $10; LVJFF passes are $50. All students and education professionals are invited to attend for free. More information and tickets are available online at lvjff.org.

The screenings will be held at various venues, although the Adelson Educational Campus will be the primary. See the program schedule below:

2017 LVJFF PROGRAM SCHEDULE:
 
“On the Map”
7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, Brenden Theatres in the Palms Casino Resort
 
“The Juggler”
1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, Adelson Educational Campus
 
“The Women’s Balcony”
7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, Cinemark Theatres in the South Point Hotel and Casino
 
“And When I Die, I Won’t Stay Dead”
1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, Nevada State College
7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, Adelson Educational Campus
 
“Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love”
1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, Adelson Educational Campus
 
“Rock in the Red Zone”
7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, UNLV, Alpha Epsilon Pi House, 2231 Bridlewood Drive Las Vegas NV 89119
 
“Aida’s Secrets”
7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, Adelson Educational Campus
 
“Wrestling Jerusalem”
1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, Adelson Educational Campus

When: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017
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Where: Multiple venues

Cost: Free - $50

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Cultural, Film, film screening, Film Festival, Film Series

Event posted Jan. 6, 2016
Last updated Jan. 10, 2017

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