The Irma Horowitz Winter Film Festival

January 27 • February 3 • March 3

All films will be shown virtually via Zoom.  Films begin promptly at 7:05 PM.

Zoom link and password will be provided in advance of each film event to all those pre-registered. Pre-registration is required.

Benefits of being a Patron:

• $75/Household includes all 3 films events and the food item of the evening.
• March 3 Falafel dinner is for one person. You can order additional dinner for $15/person.
• Patron Wine Tasting Add-On $40/household.
• To register as a Patron, call the JCC Welcome Center at 908.443.9018.

Patrons only, food item of the evening will be delivered to your door. For those who live more than 10 miles from the JCC, the evening’s food item must be picked up at the JCC. We will confirm either delivery or pick up. In the event of inclement weather, food will not be delivered, but can be picked up at the JCC.

Ala Carte Pricing:

  • $10/household/film.

The Irma Horowitz Fall Film Festival is supported by the Irma Horowitz Endowment Fund and by the Grotta Fund for Senior Care of the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ.

This Film Festival is presented in partnership with the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Raritan Valley Community College.

Nora's Will

Wednesday, January 13

Despite their divorce, Jose Kurtz and his ex-wife, Nora, never stopped caring for one another. So it’s no surprise that, when she commits suicide, Jose is charged with overseeing her funeral. Set among Mexico City’s Jewish Community, this comedy focuses on the complications involved with organizing a memorial while others are preoccupied with Passover.

Food Item: Hot Chocolate “Bombs”and Cookies • Patrons only

REGISTRATION MUST BE RECEIVED 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF PROGRAM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FOOD ITEM. IN THE CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, FOOD ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE JCC.

Nicky's Family

Wednesday, February 3

True story about Nicholas Winton who is 1939 successfully organizes and carries out the relocation of 669 endangered Jewish children from Czechoslovakia and place them with British host families. Narrated by one of the 669 children.

Food Item: Tu B’Shevat dried fruit and nuts. Patrons only.

Moderator: Michelle Edgar, Program Specialist Institute of Holocaust and Genocide Studies Raritan Valley Community College.

REGISTRATION MUST BE RECEIVED 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF PROGRAM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FOOD ITEM. IN THE CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, FOOD ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE JCC.


ADD-ON

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat with us! Virtual Israeli Wine Tasting Event

→  6:30-7:00 PM (before start of movie)

SPECIAL PRICING:

  • $50/household includes Movie, 1 bottle Red Wine and 1 bottle White Wine (Wine value/$40) and traditional holiday snacks such as dried fruits and nuts.
  • Led by a representative of Barkan Wines, Kibbutz Hulda in Israel.

The Windermere Children

Wednesday, March 3

Based on a true story of Jewish children survivors in orphanage after the war. August, 1945, a coachload of children arrive at the Calgarth Estate by Lake Windermere in the UK. They are child survivors of the Nazi Holocaust that has devastated Europe’s Jewish population. Carrying only the clothes they wear and a few meagre possessions, they bear the emotional and physical scars of all they suffered.

Food Item: 1 Falafel Dinner (includes side dishes)$15/additional dinner/person. Patrons only.

REGISTRATION MUST BE RECEIVED 2 DAYS IN ADVANCE OF PROGRAM TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE FOOD ITEM. IN THE CASE OF INCLEMENT WEATHER, FOOD ITEM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK UP AT THE JCC.

BONUS: Documentary Showing of The Windermere Children for Patrons Only: March 2 at 7 PM

Thank you to our film series Patrons.

If you would like to know more about being a Patron, please contact Debbie Golden, 908-443-9003.

  • Harriet & George Blank
  • Michael Bloomstein
  • Hayley & Robert Cohen
  • Amy Eckenthal
  • Cheryl & Richard Fialkoff
  • Carrie & David Goteiner
  • Judy & Larry Gross
  • Andrea & Peter Horowitz
  • Linda Jerrow
  • Donna & Mark Koenig
  • Irene & Steve Lieberman
  • Debby and Warren Lubliner
  • Linda & Alan Salz
  • Sherry & Doron Steger
  • Mona & Eric Yorke
  • Suzi & Jerry Zweig