By Reporter staff
The Binghamton Jewish Film Fest has announced five films for the 2023-24 season:
“The Jews and the Blues” on Thursday, October 26, at 7:30 pm, in person at the Jewish Community Center. For more information, see CJS fall 2023 series to feature "Jewish Encounters with Jazz".
“Farewell, Mr. Haffman” with a virtual discussion on Sunday, December 3, at 6 pm, which will be moderated by Dora Polachek, Ph.D.
“The Narrow Bridge” with a virtual discussion on Sunday, January 7, at 6 pm, which will be moderated by Terence M. Keane, Ph.D.
“Our Almost Completely True Story” with a virtual discussion on Sunday, February 4, at 6 pm, which will be moderated by Richard Mattson, Ph.D.
“March ‘68” with a virtual discussion on Sunday, March 17, at 6 pm, which will be moderated by Ben Kasper.
Donations are appreciated. The suggested donation is $10 per film or $45 for the series. The final four films will be viewed virtually. Information about how to access those films will be published in future issues of The Reporter.
“We are very excited about this new season,” said Shelley Hubal, executive director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Binghamton, which sponsors the Film Fest. “The Federation extends it gratitude to our Film Fest committee members who worked hard to select a diverse and compelling selection of films.” Committee members are Hubal, Susan Hubal, Ben Kasper and Steve Lisman.
Shelley Hubal notes that the Federation also wanted to thank the film moderators for “generously sharing their time and wisdom to lead our discussions.” In addition, she thanked “our generous sponsors The Victor and Esther Rozen Foundation and The Ithaca Area United Jewish Community.”