2017 Films

The 2017 festival theme is Celebrate.

This year there was no contest for our theme, we are celebrating 18 years of the Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival, so Celebrate with us in honour of our 18th Anniversary year! I hope you enjoy our new look, our new logo and our amazing films, lets make 2017 our best year ever; looking forward to seeing you at the movies!

Opening Night Party – Film and Dessert: $380 per ticket and $350 for students/seniors

All other times: $90 per ticket, $80 for students/seniors
All prices are in HKD

Our film trailers & synopses are shown below in alphabetical order. Click on our Buy Now buttons to book your ticket/s.
Clicking to buy will take you to the Asia Society Hong Kong Center page for that film to make your purchase.
Clicking here will take you to the Asia Society Hong Kong Center main HKJFF page.

Click on an image below to view the trailer, read the synopsis and purchase your ticket

1945

Monday, 6 November, 9:00pm:
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Director: Ferenc Török | Hungary | 2017 | Drama | Hungarian / Russian | English subtitles …

A HEARTBEAT AWAY

Tuesday, 7 November, 7:00pm:
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Directors: Tal Barda, Noam Pinchas | Israel | 2016 | Drama | Hebrew / English / Swahili | English Subtitles …

A QUIET HEART

Wednesday, 8 November, 7:00pm:
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Director: Eitan Anner | Israel | 2016 | Thriller |  Hebrew | English Subtitles | 92 mins
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Above the Drowning Sea
ABOVE THE DROWNING SEA

MATINEE: Wednesday, 8 November, 11:00am (Chinese 中文版): Buy Now
Sunday, 12 November, 2:45pm (English): 

ACHEINU (OUR BROTHERS)

5 SHORTS +1! (No.3), WORLD PREMIERE, Sunday, 5 November, 4:30pm:
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An Average Story - Narrative Short - Israel
AN AVERAGE STORY

5 SHORTS +1! (No.5), Sunday, 5 November, 4:30pm:
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Director: Yaniv Segalovich | Israel | 2015 | Narrative …

ANTENNA

Sunday, 12 November, 6:20pm:
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Director: Arik Rotstein  | Israel  | 2016 | Comedy / Drama | Hebrew | English subtitles | 100 …

BOGDAN’S JOURNEY

Wednesday, 8 November, 9:00pm:
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Directors: Michal Jaskulski & Lawrence Loewinger | Poland / USA / Israel | 2016 | Documentary / Biography /War | Polish …

BOX FOR LIFE

Sunday, 12 November, 5:00pm
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Director: Uri Borreda | Israel / France / Belgium / Poland | 2016 | Documentary | Hebrew …

CHILDREN OF CHANCE

Sunday, 5 November, 2:30pm:
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Director: Malik Chibane | France | 2016 | Drama | French | English subtitles | 100 mins

CLOUDY SUNDAY

Thursday, 9 November 7:00pm:
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Director: Manousos Manousakis | Greece  | 2015 | Drama | Greek | English subtitles | 125 mins
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Machane Yehuda Market
HAMAVDIL, FROM MORNING TO NIGHT

DOUBLE FEATURE: Saturday, 11 November, 8:30pm
Followed by The 90 Minute War Buy Both

Director: Erik Hirschhorn | Israel | …

HARMONIA

Monday, 6 November, 7:00pm:
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Director: Ori Sivan | Israel | 2016 | Drama | Hebrew | English Subtitles | 98 mins
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HATE SPACES

Sunday, 5 November, 1:00pm:
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Director: Avi Goldwasser | USA | 2016 | Documentary | English | 70 mins
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JOE’S VIOLIN

5 SHORTS +1! (No.4), Sunday, 5 November, 4:30pm:
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Director: Kahane Cooperman  | USA | 2016 …

LET’S DANCE!

MATINEE DOUBLE FEATURE: Tuesday, 7 November, 11:00am:
Following The Ambassador’s WifeOne ticket for both films. Click here.

Director: Gabriel Bibliowicz | Israel | 2016 | Documentary | …

L’ORIGINE DE LA VIOLENCE

Sunday, 5 November, 7:00pm:
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Director: Élie Chouraqui | USA / Israel | 2015 | Drama / Thriller | French | English Subtitles | 107 …

MENASHE

Sunday, 12 November, 8:15pm:
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Director: Joshua Weinstein | USA / Israel | 2017 | Docu-Drama | Yidish | English Subtitles | 82 …

MOOS

Thursday, 9 November, 9:15pm:
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Director: Job Gosschalk | Netherlands | 2016 | Romantic Comedy | Dutch | English Subtitles | 91 mins

MORDECHAI

5 SHORTS +1! (No.2), Sunday, 5 November, 4:30pm:
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Director: Benjamin Bee | UK | 2016 | Short …

MR. BERNSTEIN

5 SHORTS +1! (No.1), Sunday, 5 November, 4:30pm:
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Director: Francine Zuckerman | USA …

NOT THE LAST BUTTERFLY

MATINEE: Thursday, 9 November, 11:00am:
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Directors: Cheryl Rattner Price, Joe Fab (co-director)  | …

ON THE MAP

OPENING NIGHT: Saturday, 4 November, 8:00pm:
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Director: Dani Menkin | USA | 2016 | Documentary | English / …

OPERATION WEDDING

Sunday, 12 November, 1:00pm:
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Director: Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov | Israel / Latvia | 2016 | Documentary |  Hebrew / English / Russian | English …

Roads
ROADS

5 SHORTS +1! (No.6), Sunday, 5 November, 6:00pm:
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Director: Lior Geller | Israel | 2017 | Crime …

THE 90 MINUTE WAR

DOUBLE FEATURE: Saturday, 11 November, 8:40pm
Preceded by Hamavdil, From Morning To Nightone ticket for both films. Click here.

Director: Eyal Halfon |Germany / Israel | 2015 | …

THE AMBASSADOR’S WIFE

MATINEE DOUBLE FEATURE: Tuesday, 7 November, 11:00am:
Followed by Let’s Dance Buy Both

Director: Dina Zvi-Riklis | Israel | 2016 | Short | Hebrew / …

WHEN THE SMOKE CLEARS: A Story of Brotherhood, Resilience and Hope

Tuesday, 7 November, 8:20pm:
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Director: Rebecca Shore | Israel | 2017 | Drama | Hebrew | English subtitles | 85 mins
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