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Central Mass Jewish Film Festival - Opening Night Film

Date: January 21, 2017Time: 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location:  Show map St. Johnís High School
Ryken Center
Contact: Nancy GreenbergPhone: 5087567109Email: [email protected]


Sat, Jan 21, 7:30 pm, $15
@ St. John’s High School, Ryken Center, Shrewsbury

Director: Tova Ascher; Israel/UK 2015;
115 minutes; English, Hebrew, and Arabic
with English subtitles
Maya Goldwasser is a mom, a successful choreographer, and the wife of an Israeli official of the Ministry of Justice. But Maya was born as Nadia, to a Palestinian family. After getting involved with Nimer, a PLO activist, in her youth, Nadia had to abandon her roots and secretly take on a new identity as an Israeli Jew. When Nimer reappears, Nadia is forced to confront her past. Opening night film, Boston Jewish Film Festival, 2016; Nominated for 5 Ophir Awards (Israeli Film Academy).

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