NJJFF extra! Presented by The New Jersey Jewish Film Festival Features A Bottle in the Gaza Sea
Friday, October 26, 2012 • 4:48pm
NJJFF extra! presented by the New Jersey Jewish Film Festival will feature A Bottle in the Gaza Sea on Saturday, December 1, 7:30pm, at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange.
Tal is a 17 year old French girl living in Jerusalem. After witnessing a terrorist bombing in a local café, she slips a letter of peace in a bottle and has it thrown into the sea near Gaza. She soon receives a response from a young Palestinian, Naïm. Through email exchanges, they develop a virtual friendship. This engrossing and hopeful drama starring Hiam Abbas is based on the award-inning novel by Valérie Zenatti.
Director: Thierry Binisti
90 minutes • Feature
French, Hebrew, English, Arabic with English subtitles
Andrew Silow-Carroll, Editor in Chief, New Jersey Jewish News, will moderate a discussion with recent participants in the Three Faiths, One Land mission of the Newark Interfaith Coalition for Hope and Peace. The panelists will include Jewish, Muslim, and Christian representatives who visited Israel together.
Post Screening Discussion and Reception following screening:
TICKETS: $18 Adult; $10 Student (with ID) | Includes Screening, Discussion & Reception
Advance Purchase Recommended
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- By Phone: 1-800-494-TIXS (8497)
- At the door: JCC Box Office opens 45 minutes prior to the screening. Subject to availability.
For more information, including sponsorship opportunities, call the NJJFF Hotline at 973-530-3417.
The next NJJFF extra! screening is on March 9, 2013. DON’T MISS THE 13th ANNUAL NEW JERSEY FILM FESTIVAL, April 18-28, 2013. For more information, visit www.njjff.org or call the NJJFF Hotline at 973-530-3417.