13 2020


20 2020

Uptown Jewish Film 2020

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Contact Herschel Hartz

$ Cost $ 3.00

Uptown Jewish Film is coming back for its third year and this time, it's going to be all online!

Thursday, August 13th - 7:30 PM EST
"Outback Rabbis" (2019)
On a road trip like no other ultra-Orthodox Chassidic Rabbis hit the Aussie bush looking for 'lost Jews'.
Q&A with Rabbi Ari and Mushkie Rubin of Chabad of North Queensland

Sunday, August, 16th - 12:00 PM EST
"The Light of Fire" (2018)
A touching and up-close film that tells the story of Yoram Raanan, an American-Israeli artist, as he rebuilds from a sudden fire that destroyed forty years of his work.
Featuring Q&A with Meira Raanan, author of “Art of Revelation: A Visual Encounter with the Jewish Bible”

Sunday, August 16 at 7:30PM EST
“In Between” (2013)
Dana and Amit met when they were 25 and married and had 2 children. Soon after their second child, Amit turned ultra-orthodox. Dana stayed secular.
Featuring Q&A with Sarah Karmely, speaker on family purity and relationships

Thursday, August 20 at 7:30PM EST
“The Unorthodox” (2018)
The Unorthodox is an Israeli film depicting the establishment of the Shas political party as the protagonist, Yaakov Cohen (Shuli Rand), is driven to form a religious political party representing the interests of Sephardic Jews in Israel.
Featuring Q&A with Professor Ronnie Perelis, Professor of Sephardic Studies at Yeshiva University

Tickets $3 per film and can be purchased online at

Contact information: - (646) 883-5397

Sponsor: UMEZ Arts Grant as administered by LMCC, the New York-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, and Mikvah USA.