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APRIL 27 – MAY 4, 2017
Don’t miss a special screening this weekend of
ALONE IN BERLIN
Starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson
Official Selection and the hottest ticket at the Berlinale Film Festival
Sunday, January 22, 2017
11523 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Q&A to follow film with renowned Holocaust scholar Michael Berenbaum.
Starring Emma Thompson, Brendan Gleeson and Daniel Brühl. Director, Vincent Pérez.
Germany/France/UK, 2016, 103 min ENGLISH
Based on the 1947 novel, “Every Man Dies Alone” by German author Hans Fallada, “Alone In Berlin” tells the true story from 1940 Berlin where Anna and Otto Quangel (Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson) have just learned that their only son has been killed on the front line during World War II. The working class couple realizes that Hitler’s promises are nothing but lies and deceit. In protest, as a form of resistance, the pair begin to write anonymous postcards with anti-Hitler messages. Acting alone, they distribute them throughout the city, drawing the attention of the SS and the Gestapo, who, soon afterwards, start to investigate through Daniel Brühl, a relentless police detective.
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And the winners are….
2016 Audience Award Winners
FEVER AT DAWN
Directed by Peter Gardos
THE PICKLE RECIPE
Directed by Michael Manasseri
Directed by Eli Adler & Blair Gershkow
Best Narrative Short
THE LITTLE DICTATOR
Directed by Nurith Cohn
Best Short Documentary (under 60 mins)
EAST LA INTERCHANGE THE LIBERATORS
Directed by Betsy Kalin Directed by Emanuel Rotstein
Lasting Impact Award
SHNEI KUNI LEMEL
Directed by Israel Becker
50th Anniversary screening
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See pre-film discussion with Academy Award® winner, MARTIN LANDAU here!
Mazel Tov to Laszlo Nemes, Geza Rohrig and the team of “Son of Saul” on winning the Academy Award for
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and lead actor Alexander Fehling.
Currently playing at the Laemmle Royal.
10th Annual LAJFF!
April 30 – May 7, 2015
And the winners are….
2015 Audience Award Winners
TREBLINKA’S LAST WITNESS
Directed & Produced by Alan Tomlinson
Best Emerging Filmmaker (Documentary)
Directed & Produced by Melissa Donovan
Directed by John Goldschmidt
SECRETS OF WAR
Directed by Dennis Bots
Honorable Mention for Best Drama (a tie!)
AUF DAS LEBEN BELLE & SEBASTIAN
Directed by Uwe Janson Directed by Nicolas Vanier
CURT LOWENS: A LIFE OF CHANGES
Directed by Justin Binder, August Blum, Robert Carlson, Levin Glaser, George Khabbaz, Kayla Mossanen, and Tammy Shine
Runner Up for Best Short
LIFE & HUMMUS
Directed by Alex Matros
2015 Photo Gallery
Credit: Bob Delgadillo and Amy Graves/GettyImages
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The Outrageous Sophie Tucker!
Thank you for joining us for LAJFF 2014
We’re proud to announce the 2014 Audience Award Winners…
Best Drama RUN BOY RUN
Directed by Pepe Danquart
Best Comedy CUPCAKES (BANANOT)
Directed by Eytan Fox
Best Feature Documentary BRAVE MISS WORLD
Directed by Cecilia Peck, Produced by Inbal Lessner
Best Short Documentary THE STURGEON QUEENS
Directed by Julie Cohen
Best Narrative Short BAMIDBAR
Directed by Onn Nir, Produced by Keren Hantman
Photos from Opening Night Tribute to Carl Reiner
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Our festival in pictures
Best Short Film “Road Angel”by Steve Lainer
Best Documentary “Roman Polanski: A Film Memoir” by Laurent Bouzereau
Best Narrative Feature “Disobedience: The Sousa Mendes Story” by Joel Santoni
Runners Up Include:
Short film: “All the Broken Pieces” by Daniella Kahane Best Documentary: “Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness” by Roger Spottiswoode and Lekha Singh Best Feature film: “Sonny Boy” by Maria Peters
Thank you for attending the special sneak preview of “THE GATEKEEPERS” NOMINEE, Best Documentary Feature 85th Academy Awards (L-R) Festival Director, Hilary Helstein with Ambassador Carmi Gillon, one of the six former heads of the Shin Bet, profiled in this film, and moderater David Suissa, President of The Jewish Journal
Read Jewish Journal article on Henry Jaglom and “Just 45 Minutes From Broadway” HERE
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