MELBOURNE 5 – 23 NOVEMBER
ACMI Cinemas, Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne
Telephone Bookings – (03) 8663 2222
SYDNEY 6 – 23 NOVEMBER
GU Bondi Junction Cinemas
Levels 6,7 & 8, 500 Oxford St, Westfield Bondi Junction
Sydney Telephone Bookings – 1300 306 776
This year the festival is pleased to announce its inaugural Children’s Programme – a new innovation that aims to bring the Festival to younger audiences.
(The Festival’s usual age restriction of 18 years and over, does not apply to these films.)
Films include; Max Minsky and Me, a family-orientated comedy set in modern-day Jewish Berlin; and The Year My Parents Went on Vacation, a heart-warming story about 12-year-old Mario, whose biggest concern is whether Brazil wins the World Cup.
For those a little older, Just an Ordinary Jew, Oliver Hirschbiegel’s acclaimed drama addresses the thorny issue of what it means to be Jewish in contemporary Germany; and Letters to Jenny, a deeply moving story about the ties that bind.