2014 Films

8TH ANNUAL CINEFEST

  

TICKETS: $12 in advance, $14 at the door, $5 student rush ticket • Tickets go on sale September 1st. 

Rock The Casbah

Opening Night, Baltimore Premiere

Sunday, October 26, 2014, 3:00pm

Israel/France 2012; Drama; Director: Yariv Horowitz

Language: Hebrew with English subtitles, 93 min.
1989. The first Intifada. Israeli soldiers are sent to Gaza to oversee the Arab population. During a routine patrol, one of them is killed when a washing machine is thrown from one of the village’s houses. Four young soldiers are then stationed on the rooftop of a Palestinian family to keep a close watch on the neighborhood and find the responsible person.


 

  The Third Half

Baltimore Premiere

Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 7:30pm

Macedonia/Czech 2012; Drama; Director: Darko Mitrevski

Language: Macedonian with English subtitles, 113 min.
This is the World War II story of the Macedonia Football Club and their German-Jewish coach Rudolph Spitz. Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry, the club’s manager, hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his ragtag team. When the first Nazi tanks roll through the city, Dimitry has to choose between his love for his team and his loyalty to the New Order.


 

 

Harbour of Hope

Maryland Premiere

Sunday, November 2, 2014, 3:00pm

Sweden/Poland 2011; Documentary; Director: Mangus Gertten

Language: Swedish with English subtitles, 76 min.
Harbour of Hope is a heartbreaking but life-affirming documentary about the beyond belief life stories of three Holocaust survivors. In 1945, Irene, Ewa and Joe were among the nearly 30,000 survivors that were rescued from German concentration camps and sent to the peaceful harbor town of Malmö, Sweden. Here they started life again.

 


 

Last Dance

Maryland Premiere

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 7:30pm

Australia 2012; Drama; Director: David Pulbrook

Language: English, 90 min.
When Holocaust survivor Ulah Lippmann (Julia Blake) hears of a terrorist attack in her Melbourne neighborhood, she has no idea she’ll soon find herself held hostage by a Muslim radical on the run after the bombing. Desperately wounded, Sadiq Mohammed sees Ulah’s flat as a place to hide while he plans his next move. And so begins a terrifying ordeal that will force Ulah and Sadiq to confront their own pasts.