Come Celebrate the 11th Annual (2nd Virtual) Michiana Jewish Film Festival with us! Our committee is excited to share our line up for Act I of the festival.
(Act II will take place in May 2021.)
Tickets are on sale now.
The Crossing
Sunday, December 27
"The Crossing" tells the story of the adventurous 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War. One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda and Otto's parents are arrested, leaving the siblings on their own. Following the arrest, they discover two Jewish children... 
'Til Kingdom Come
Monday, December 28
Millions of American Evangelicals are praying for the State of Israel. Among them are the Binghams, a dynasty of pastors, and their congregants in an impoverished coal mining town. They donate sacrificially to Israel’s foremost philanthropic organization, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, because they fervently believe the Jews are crucial to Jesus’s return. This film traces this unusual...
Tuesday, December 29
Michael (John Benjamin Hickey), a New York Times travel writer visiting Tel Aviv to research his latest article, get some space from his relationship, and recharge his batteries amid the thriving gay scene. Intending to sublet an apartment in Israel’s most populous city, he spontaneously agrees to share the modest one-bedroom space when it becomes clear that...
*Explicit content warning
They Ain't Ready for Me
Wednesday, December 30
The story of Tamar Manasseh, the African American rabbinical student who is leading the fight against senseless killings on the south side of Chicago. The film explores the challenges and motivations of this fearless community leader as she works to prevent more people from 
being killed by gun violence. Tamar's complex identity...
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