DELRAY BEACH — The 8th annual Palm Beach Israeli Film Series will screen seven films in Delray Beach, with many of the films making their Palm Beach County premiers.
The film festival kicks off Tuesday, Nov. 8 in Delray Beach with the screening of “Baba Joon,” a semi-autobiographical film about three Persian immigrants living in Israel, at Weisman Delray Community Center, at 7091 W. Atlantic Ave. They’ll screen a new film every month through May.
Each Delray screening costs $7 per person for Weisman Delray Community Center members and $8 per person for non-members.
The festival will also screen movies at Temple Beth El in West Palm Beach for $10 per person, per screening. For more details about the film festival, visit their website.
Here’s the full schedule:
Sunday, Dec. 11 in West Palm Beach and Tuesday, Dec. 13 in Delray Beach:
The Florida premiere of “Wounded Land,”about the partnership between a police officer and his regional commander forced to turn on each other while they watch over a terrorist at a city hospital.
Sunday, Jan. 8 in West Palm Beach and Tuesday, Jan. 10 in Delray Beach:
The Florida premiere of “P.S. Jerusalem,” with the filmmaker, Danae Elon, in attendance. Elon began filming her three young sons the moment she and her husband decided to leave New York and return to Jerusalem. Elon captured her sons confronting the challenges of mixing between Arabs and Jews.
Sunday, Feb. 12 in West Palm Beach and Tuesday, Feb. 14 in Delray Beach:
The winner of the 2016 Jerusalem Film Festival and Palm Beach County premier of “One Week and A Day.” The “tragicomedy” tells the tale of a grieving father who steals medical marijuana from the hospice where his 25-year old son died of cancer, according to festival coordinators.
Sunday, March 12 in West Palm Beach and Tuesday, March 14 in Delray Beach:
Based on a true story, “Kapo in Jerusalem” is about two Auschwitz survivors arrive in Jerusalem in 1946.
Tuesday, April 4 in Delray Beach and Sunday, April 9 in West Palm Beach:
The screening of “Atomic Falafel,” a comedy about how an Israeli boy and girl and an Iranian rap singer become friends through the internet and prevent a nuclear disaster from occurring between their two countries.
Tuesday, May 9 in Delray Beach and Sunday, May 14 in West Palm Beach”
“Peter the 3rd” is a comedy about a 65-year-old actor who never got a lead role, and who teams up with a 28-year-old waitress to ensure his pension.