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  1. 5thAnnualCarmel JewishFilmFestival March7-22presents HonoredMovies,Speakers, PanelDiscussionsNancySpielbergtoParticipate inMarch14thQ&A Thefifth annualCarmel JewishFilmFestival(CJFF),featuringeightaward-winningmoviesfrom six countries,as wellasspeakersandpaneldiscussions,willbe heldMarch 7-22. Carmel,CA,November 23,2014 -ThefifthannualCarmelJewishFilmFestival(CJFF),featuringeight award-winning moviesfromsixcountries,aswell asspeakersand panel discussions, willbeheld March7-22.Programswill bepresented atCongregationBethIsrael,onCarmel ValleyRoadnearthemouthofCarmel Valley,theGoldenBoughPlayhousein Carmel and theMonterey InstituteofInternational Studies. Ticketsmay bepurchased throughtheCJFFwebsite,carmeljff.org,orbycalling 800-838-3006.“Ourmissionistocelebratetheartistryoffilmand toeducateviewerswithfilmofferings conceivedand created throughauniquelyJewishlens,”saysSusanGreenbaum,event co-chair. “Wehopethatourfestival willhelp bridgecultural and religiousdifferencesand contributeto solidarityand peacewithinourgreatercommunity.” FilmsarefromMacedonia,United States,France,Israel,GermanyandCanada. Amongthe highlightof the festival: OnOpening night,Saturday,March7attheMontereyInstituteofInternational Studies,theMacedonianfilm, The Third Halfwill beshownat7:30p.m.Atruestoryof love,football,and the SecondWorldWar,thedaughterofawealthyJewishbankeranda poorsoccerplayerelopeand ultimatelyeludethebitterdestinyofherpeople.At theconclusionofthemoviethere willbeapanel discussionfeaturing MIISand CSUMBfacultymemberson thetopic,“Identity: WhatMakesUsWhoWeAre? Arareappearancebyworld-renownIsraeli psychiatrist IlanKutz willfollowtheshowing ofDolphinBoyonSunday,March8at5:00p.m.attheGoldenBoughPlayhousein Carmel.Dr.Kutz, who appears inthefilm,treatedthepatient overafour-year period using dolphintherapy. TheshowingofU.S.filmAboveand Beyond will precedeaQ&A withfilmproducer NancySpielberg,sisterofStevenSpielberg. Thefilmand discussion will beginat7:30p.m.onSaturday,March14attheMontereyInstituteofInternationalStudiesIrvineAuditorium.Thefilm portraysWorld WarIIveteransfromtheU.S.whovolunteered todefend thenewcountryofIsrael,turningthetideof theWarofIndependence. OnClosing night,March22,7:30pmatCongregationBethIsraelinCarmel,SFSUprofessorandJewishhistorian,MarcDollinger, willspeakaftertheshowing ofAmericanJerusalem: Jewsand theMakingofSanFrancisco. Thisepicstory portraystheroleof thepioneering Jewswhosettled inSanFrancisco beginningwith theGold Rush.

  2. Additional informationabout all filmsandeventscanbefoundon theCarmel JewishFilmFestivalwebsite:www.carmeljff.org Contact: SusanGreenbaum Carmel JewishFilmFestival Carmel,CA (831) 626-6789 greenbaumcarmel@sbcglobal.nethttp://www.carmeljff.org ###