Isaaс directed by Jurgis Matulevicius will be presented on the 32nd Boston Jewish FF in the Holocaust/Anti-Semitism program.
The film will be available from 4th to 15th November.
In 1941 the main character kills Isaac in a massacre in Lithuania. Years later he is haunted by the images of the past and an increasing burden of guilt. The film discusses themes of friendship, love, humanity and oppression.
Boston Jewish Film Festival
Today, the Boston Jewish Film Festival has become a destination for the community to get together and talk about international award-winning films on Jewish topics and themes. In our 30 years, we’ve shown films to hundreds of thousands of filmgoers. Now presenting more than 60 screenings at venues throughout Greater Boston, the Boston Jewish Film Festival has welcomed 300,000 audience members. Films that have had premieres at the Boston Jewish Film Festival include Academy Award-winners such as The Pianist (2002), Nowhere in Africa (2002), and Son of Saul (2015).
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