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The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Days Cool Flicks Presents: Hill Start
Comedian Shlomo Bar-Aba stars in this comedy-drama as the head of a middle class family about to collapse under the weight of a tough father, his gentle son, unmarried daughter, comatose wife, a wedding, hot tempers, love, passion and a much needed driving road test!
>Tuesday, July 26, 7:00pm
The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Days Cool Flicks Presents: Kind Words
Three Jerusalem siblings take a lifechanging trip to uncover the truth of their parentage. An insightful melodrama that taps both melancholy and humor
in its exploration of a family in crisis, the film was nominated for 12 Ophir (Israeli Academy Awards), a box office hit in Israel.
>Tuesday, August 2, 7:00pm
The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Days Cool Flicks Presents: How to Win Enemies
(Argentina) - A crowd-pleasing comic caper about a young Jewish lawyer who meets a beautiful girl in a café who then steals his savings. A great fan of detective novels, and convinced he was set up, he begins to investigate the case like one of the heroes in his beloved books.
>Tuesday, August 9, 7:00pm
The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Days Cool Books Presents: Jewbano
Born in Cuba, Francisco Fernandez comes to America at the age of three. Here his mother remarries a Jewish cop from Brooklyn. Laughter, music, jokes and thirty new relatives enter as Francisco becomes Frank Speiser. We absorb the warm memories that changed a boy’s life
-the Brooklyn Dodgers, dancing the Rhumba, and eating lots of black beans, lox and bagels
>Thursday, August 11, 7:00pm
The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Days Cool Flicks Presents: A Matter of Size
(Israel) This award-winning encore festival presentation (2009) is a charming comedy that recommends you grab life’s gusto with both hands and savor it.
Herzl is a big guy with some oversized problems to match his big heart. He’s an out-of-work chef plodding toward middleage, then he and his
buddies discover the world of sumo wrestling.
>Tuesday, August 16, 7:00pm
The Donald M. Ephraim Film Festival's Hot Day Cool Flicks Presents: Hummus!
(USA, Israel) This is an eclectic and touching film about Hummus, the delicious super food captivating America. Secret recipes, a Guinness World Record and the power of Hummus to bring Muslims, Christians and Jews together… in the Middle East, America and around the world. The evening includes a surprise short film and an Israeli dinner for purchase if desired. Visit our website for dinner menus in each location.
>Tuesday, August 23, 7:00pm