Houston Jewish Film Festival

Sunday, Feb 28, 2021

Houston, TX 77001

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Celebrating 17 Years of the Best Jewish and Israeli Films

New promising, entertaining and exceptional award-winning films are featured in this annual festival, which brings Jewish lives and stories to the big screen. With venues across town, the Festival, now in its 17th year, shines the spotlight on Jewish and Israeli culture, art and history.



Screening includes Q&A with Director Talya Lavie
Directed by Talya Lavie
Israel, 2020, 90 minutes
Hebrew with English subtitles

Most newlyweds barely make it through the door of their hotel room before crashing from exhaustion, but these two end up spending their first night as a married couple journeying through the streets of Jerusalem. The root of their adventure? The groom’s ex-girlfriend sent him a ring as a wedding gift, which the bride is determined to return without delay. Written and directed by Israeli filmmaker Talya Lavie, who also made Zero Motivation, this hilarious film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival.

The J is pleased to announce that opening night is underwritten by the newly established Margolis Family Endowment. We want to thank and recognize Judy and Rodney Margolis, Rosalyn and Barry Margolis, and Judy and Ken Margolis for their support and generosity.

7:00pm: Join us live on Opening Night Festivities on Sunday

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