Austin Jewish Film Festival
The Austin Jewish Film Festival will run October 27 through Nov. 2 at the Regal Arbor Cinema with special pre- and post-festival screenings to be held Oct. 7 and 11 and Nov. 11 at the Shalom Austin JCC. The festival will open with the documentary Sammy Davis, Jr. I’ve Gotta Be Me and close with the narrative feature Shoelaces. The festival also includes the narrative features an Act of Defiance, Budapest Noir, Bye Bye Germany, The Cakemaker, The Interpreter, The Invisibles, The Last Supper, and The Testament. Bombshell: The Heddy LaMarr Story, Itzhak, and The Museum round out the festival’s slate of documentaries. There also will be two pre-festival screenings: Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema at 4 p.m. Oct. 7 and The Samuel Project at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 11, both at the Shalom Austin JCC. The festival also will hold a screening of the documentary A Heartbeat Away on Nov. 2 at Temple Beth Shalom and encore screenings of The Last Supper and Bye Bye Germany on Nov. 11 at the Shalom Austin JCC. Shalom Austin Digital Media Specialist and Austin Jewish Film Festival committee member Wendy R. Corn joins co-director David Finkel during this interview.
Aired: Oct. 4, 2018