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LA Jewish Film Festival and the
Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany
present


NEVER LOOK AWAY
Directed by acclaimed director
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Germany’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

Monday, December 3, 2018

7:00 PM
Laemmle Music Hall Theatre
9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills
All tickets are FREE
but reservations are REQUIRED


Or call 800-838-3006

Q&A in person with director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (dir. of “The Lives of Others”
Academy Award winner!)


Cast: Tom Schilling, Sebastian Koch, Paula Beer, Saskia Rosendahl

Synopsis: Inspired by the early life and career of renowned contemporary artist Gerhard Richter and spanning three eras of German history, Never Look Away (directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, The Lives of Others), follows Kurt Barnert through his traumatic childhood in Nazi Germany, student life in the Communist GDR, and eventual realization as an artist in West Germany. He falls in love with fellow classmate Ellie, but neither of them knows that their lives are already connected through a terrible crime committed decades ago.…

A powerful sweeping drama that will represent Germany as the 2018 Academy Award Foreign Language nominee.

Click picture to watch trailer.


Germany, Italy 2018 | 188 minutes | German & Russian with English subtitles

PLEASE NOTE: There is no “Jewish content” in this film but if follows the Jewish narrative during World War II.

Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics



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The winners are…
2018 Audience Award Winners

Best Documentary
SEEING ALLRED
Directed by Sophie Sartain & Roberta Grossman
Runner-Up Best Documentary
SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I’VE GOTTA BE ME
Directed by Sam Pollard
Best Narrative Feature (a tie!)
THE LAST SUIT
Directed by Pablo Solarz
THE SAMUEL PROJECT
Directed by Marc Fusco

Best Dramatic Series
COMMANDMENTS (Kipat Barzel)
Written by Ayelet Gundar Goshen & Yoav Shutan Goshen

Best Short Documentary
RISING SONS
Directed by Erin Heidenreich

Best Narrative Short
TZEVA ADOM: THE COLOR RED
Directed by Michael Horwitz & produced by Todd Felderstein

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