Har-El Goes to the Movies!

Judy Wallis and Mitzi Webber
Chairs, Film Committee.

Join us for discussions on relevant, fascinating and entertaining films.

For a Zoom invite to any of the following programs, email harelurjpd@gmail.com 

Har-El has planned an interesting and varied assortment of films for the 2021-22 Series. All films will be available on either Netflix, Prime or Kanopy.

For those who do not have Kanopy, follow the simple directions: Download the app. You must have a valid library card and once you sign up, you will have free access to thousands of films. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021, 3:30 PM

“The Interpreter”–Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria. Starring Peter Simonshek. Confrontation between the son of a Nazi and of a Holocaust survivor takes an unexpected turn.

View on Kanopy

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2022, 3:30 PM

“The Other Son”–Israeli and Palestinian babies are switched at birth. How the families reconcile this, delivers a powerful message. View on Kanopy

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2022, 3:30 PM

“The Rape of Europa”—This documentary details the theft and recovery of art stolen by the Nazis in World War II. The discussion will be led by Robert Schneeweiss, Docent, Palm Springs Art Museum 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2022, 3:30 PM

We will observe National Jewish Music Month and our topic is “Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy.

This documentary will be presented at our “Har-El Goes to the Movies” class followed by a musical program.

It is recommended that the films be seen as soon as possible due to the limited showing of films. You are welcome to attend any of the sessions without seeing the films. However, seeing the film first enhances your experience.