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Cinema Emanu-El 2021

Cinema Emanu-El 2021

Online and In Person on Tuesdays this Summer

Enjoy great films and engaging talk-back discussions with our clergy and special guests. Temple is committed to a multi-access experience of our events and is pleased to offer in-person viewing, with limited capacity for vaccinated individuals, at the first and last films. Movie snacks will be provided to-go after the film. 

The second and third films will be available to screen in advance, and then join the discussions online. Enjoy snacks and adult beverages of your choice from the comfort of home! 

Tuesdays at 7 p.m. starting July 13 | $5 per film, $18 for season pass

Register here for in person and online. Questions? Contact Rachel Tucker.

The Adult Learning Council and the Cinema Emanu-El Committee proudly announces the following 2021 schedule:


THIS SEASON

Fiddler: Miracle of Miracles | Tuesday, July 13 at 7 p.m.
The first in-depth documentary that chronicles the story of the international Broadway blockbuster "Fiddler on the Roof" – exploring the unexpected richness of its themes as well as its vast reach across time and cultures.

What's a movie without a snack? What's a summer program for kids without snacks?
Please help the kids at Family Gateway who are affected by homelessness by bringing snacks when you come to Cinema Emanu-El on July 13. These items include individually packaged juice boxes, chips, granola bars or fruit snacks.


Saul and Ruby | Tuesday, July 20
Like many survivors of the Holocaust, after World War II, Saul and Ruby moved to America, started families and careers, grew old, and retired to South Florida. For them, retirement could have been the last chapter in their story. But then they decided to start a klezmer band, named the Holocaust Survivor Band. 

  • Discussion facilitated by Rabbi Kimberly Herzog Cohen 
  • Screen at home in advance then join the discussion on Zoom at 7 p.m. Temple will send you a link to the film after you've registered and five days before the discussion date.
  • Watch the trailer


Crescendo | Tuesday, July 27
When a world-famous conductor tries to create an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra, it takes all his skill and resources to overcome the discord and get them to play in harmony, rising to a tense and emotional finale. 

Crescendo


'Til Kingdom Come | Tuesday, August 3 at 7 p.m.
This documentary traces the controversial bond between American Evangelicals and the State of Israel. 

  • Discussion facilitated by Cantor Vicky Glikin and Temple member Dr. Katherine Carté, Associate Professor of History, specializing in history of religion at SMU. Dr. Carté is an author of numerous publications, including her latest book “Religion and the American Revolution: an Imperial History”.
  • Watch in person at Temple (vaccinated individuals; please complete health screening form in advance)
  • Watch the trailer

Til Kingdom Come