French movies in Miami and Tallahassee [fr]

The Miami Jewish Film Festival screens over 50 movies from 20 countries in Coral Gables, Miami Beach, Aventura, Miami and Miami Shores. Its 18th edition presents eight French films and co-productions in this year’s program. In Tallahassee, Florida State University welcomes “The Tournées Festival” 2015 presenting in January six French movies.

The Miami Jewish Film Festival
The Miami Jewish Film Festival is back with its 18th edition. Organized by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education since the late 90’s, MJFF is an international festival that presents independent short and long features, animation films, as well as documentary films. This year’s edition screens over 50 films from 20 countries.


Don’t miss the following French films and co-productions in this year’s program:

  • 24 DAYS / La vérité sur l’affaire Ilam Halimi
    by Alexandre Arcady (2014)

    Thursday, January 22, O Cinema Miami Shores @ MTC

    8:30 P.M. 24 Days

  • BELLE & SEBASTIEN / Belle et Sébastien
    By Nicolas Vanier (2013)

    Miami Premiere

    Wednesday, January 28 at 6pm at Regal Cinemas South Beach

    A stunningly beautiful and heartwarming film set during WWII about a young orphan’s friendship with a wild dog who lives in the woods near his town.

  • ART DEALER / L’antiquaire
    by François Margolin (2014)
    JPEGFlorida Premiere, Tuesday, January 20 at 6pm at Regal Cinemas South Beach, in the presence of Mr. Philippe Létrilliart, Consul general of France.

    In this riveting mystery thriller, a Jewish woman embarks on a journey to recover family paintings that were stolen by the Nazis. Presented with the short film SAMMY

    Documentary by Antoine Arditti (2014)

    North American Premiere

    Monday, January 26 at 6pm at Temple Beth Am

    Call it the Jewish Spellbound, as this deeply entertaining film travels the world to discover Hebrew Bible Quiz hopefuls who are competing in the world’s biggest Tanakh contest in Jerusalem. Director Antoine Arditti will be in attendance.

  • METAMORPHOSIS OF A MELODY/ Métamorphose d’une mélodie
    Documentary by Claire Judrin & Fabrice Vacher (2013)

    North American Premiere

    Wednesday, January 28 at 7:30pm at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

    An illuminating film that captures the efforts to preserve the Yiddish language before it goes extinct. Featuring a special performance by the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Chorale

  • BECAUSE I WAS A PAINTER / Parce j’étais un peintre
    French-German documentary by Christophe Cognet (2014)

    North American Premiere

    Thursday, January 22 at 7:30pm at the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

    An unprecedented investigation into secretly created artworks discovered in Nazi concentration camps.

  • GETT, THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM / Le procés de Viviane Amsalem
    Co-production (Israel, Germany, France) by Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz (2014)
  • RUN BOY RUN / Cours sans te retourner
    French-German co-production by Pepe Danquart (2014)
    _Tuesday, January 20

    O Cinema Miami Shores @MTC

    8:30 P.M. Run Boy Run

Miami Jewish Film Festival 2015
Jan 15-29, 2015

The “The Tournées Festival” 2015 in Tallahassee


Florida State University will also welcome the Haitian Director Raoul Peck, who will present one of his latest movie: "Assistance Mortelle."

Last modified on 02/02/2015

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