Jewish Film Festival: “The Narrow Bridge” – 2022 (WL)
March 3 @ 2:00 pmFree
The 23rd Anniversary of the Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival presents The Narrow Bridge. Director Esther Takac has worked as a trauma psychologist with bereaved Israeli and Palestinian families for 9 years in a Jerusalem hospital. In the documentary film, she profiles four individuals from Israeli and Palestinian families who have lost a child or parent in the prolonged conflict. Despite political and social resistance and in the face of unspeakable loss, the four work to transform their grief into reconciliation, summoning courage to build bridges of friendship that might one day lead to peace. Running time: 1 hour 16 minutes. Watch trailer here
23rd Annual Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival Winter Series:
January 28: Exodus 91
March 3: The Narrow Bridge
March 24: Valiant Hearts
All films are free. Light desserts and beverages will be provided afterwards.
Sponsored by Temple Beth El of Williamsburg, Virginia
This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival who will strive to use the power of film to entertain, educate and connect our audiences to issues related to Jewish life in the U.S., Israel, and around the world.