Washington Jewish Film Festival will be kicking off its first contemporary Israeli film series, Seret DC, Next Week

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From an email:

“From October 5-9, the Washington Jewish Film Festival will be kicking off its first contemporary Israeli film series, Seret DC, as part of our year-round programs. Seret DC will consist of 8 films and 12 screenings showcasing top Israeli cinema from the past year.

Film Lineup:

One Week and a Day
Opening Night

Winner of the Gan Foundation Award at the 2016 Cannes Critics Week, and the Best Israeli Feature prize, Best Israeli debut, and Best Script at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Abulele

A heartfelt film for the whole family.

AKA Nadia

Director Tova Ascher’s dramatic narrative film centered on Jewish-Arab relations in Israel

Atomic Falafel

Writer-director Dror Shaul’s farcical comedy about a nuclear showdown between Israel and Iran

Fauda (Episodes 1-2)

Israel’s top-rated TV series centered on the IDF’s special covert units

Mr. Gaga

Director Tomer Heymann (Paper Dolls) documents the life of famed Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin of the Batsheva dance company

Princess

Tali Shalom-Ezer’s astonishing directorial debut is an unflinching psychological thriller

Sand Storm

Closing Night

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize in the World Cinema Dramatic competition at the Sundance Film Festival”

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  • Israel makes some great films. My favorite – and I strongly recommend this! – is called Ushpizin. LOVE IT. It’ll bring you joy.

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