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The Central Mass Jewish Film Festival
Saturday, January 25, 7:30 pm, Admission $15
Located at St. John’s High School, Shrewsbury, Robert R. Jay Performing Arts Center, Founders Hall, 378 Main St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller I UK, Germany; 2019 I 120 minutes I English, German (with subtitles)
The true story of Bert Trautmann, a former German POW, who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, becomes goalkeeper for Manchester City and a soccer icon. He falls in love, overcomes personal tragedy, and wins the hearts of a British public who initially refused to accept a German playing for their team. The Keeper raises tough questions about forgiveness and the power of sports to unite.
*Audience Favorite: San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, 2019
Dessert reception following film co-sponsored by Chaverim, a program of JFCM, Hadassah Greater Boroughs Chapter, and Hadassah Worcester Chapter.