German Film Series: Kaddisch für einen Freund (Kaddish for a Friend)

Stirn Auditorium: Screenings at 4pm and 7:30pm

Kaddisch für einen Freund (Kaddish for a Friend, Leo Khasin, 2011; 94 min.)

Tensions erupt in a grimy tenement complex in contemporary Berlin when a Palestinian youth encounters a Russian-Jewish WWII veteran.  Mutual distrust and misunderstanding make way for the possibility of friendship in this gritty, thought-provoking drama.  Screenings co-sponsored by Amherst College Office of the Jewish Religious Advisor. Shown in conjunction with the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival.

Thu, 04/18/2013 - 16:00 to 21:30