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KEEP QUIET – St. Louis Jewish Film Festival – film review

Thursday, June 8 at 1 PM at Plaza Frontenac Cinema   – By Cate Marquis –   The mind-boggling documentary KEEP QUIET is about a far-right, anti-Semitic Hungarian politician who discovers his own hidden Jewish heritage when it is revealed that his beloved grandmother is an Auschwitz survivor. Faced with this new reality, he decides […]

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A GRAIN OF TRUTH – St. Louis Jewish Film Festival – film review

Wednesday, June 7 at 7 PM Plaza Frontenac Cinema   – By Cate Marquis –   In the chilling crime thriller A GRAIN OF TRUTH, a hard-nosed prosecutor investigates a murder with bizarre and mysterious trappings, and finds himself immersed in Poland’s antisemitic past, a past that keeps resurfacing despite the modern world. Murder, mystery […]

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FANNY’S JOURNEY – St. Louis Jewish Film Festival – film review

Sunday, June 4 at 7 PM at Plaza Frontenac Cinema   – By Cate Marquis –   FANNY’S JOURNEY is a compelling true-story-inspired historical drama about a 13-year-old girl who leads a group of 11 children to safety as they flee the advancing Nazis in World War II France. Directed by Loila Doillon, it is […]

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2017 annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival, June 4-8, offers “A Global Film Feast”

– By Cate Marquis –   The 22nd annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival takes place June 4-8 at Landmark Plaza Frontenac Cinema. With 16 films from from nine countries, it is truly “A Global Film Feast.” The festival has seven narrative features and nine documentaries. Features include comedies, true-story dramas, mysteries and thrillers. The […]

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