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Mack the Knife—Brecht’s Threepenny Film

Mack the Knife—Brecht’s Threepenny Film, © courtesy of the New York Jewish Film Festival

11.01.2019 - Article

Five German Films showing at the New York Jewish Film Festival, starting on January 13, 2019.

The German Consulate General Co-Presents:

The Jewish Museum and the Film Society of Lincoln Center are delighted to continue their partnership to bring you the 28th annual New York Jewish Film Festival, presenting films from around the world that explore the diversity of Jewish experience. This year’s festival features an exciting lineup of documentary, narrative, and short films, including new work by fresh voices in international cinema as well as restored classics.

We are proud to present five German films:

The Ancient Law (featuring musical accompaniment by violinist Alicia Svigals and pianist Donald Sosin)

Sunday, January 13, 12:30pm

Mack the Knife—Brecht’s Threepenny Film

Sunday, January 20, 8pm

The Tobacconist

Sunday, January 20, 5pm

Fig Tree

Monday, January 21, 5:30pm
Tuesday, January 22, 12:30pm

Mohamed and Anna: In Plain Sight

Monday, January 21, 1pm
Tuesday, January 22, 5:45pm


The full schedule, with film synopses, can be found here: NYJFF

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