Presented by the Wood River Jewish Community
The mission of the Wood River Jewish Film Festival is to offer outstanding world cinema that aims to educate, entertain and showcase films that portray the Jewish experience.
Winner of 18 Audience Favorite Awards
Paris 1942. During Nazi occupation. A well-known jeweler, Joseph Haffman, arranges for his family to flee the city from Nazis. He offers his employee Francois Mercier and his wife the chance to take over his store until the conflict subsides. The two men agree but with dire consequences that will change the fate of all three characters. A gripping story.
1hr. 55min. No registration required. In-person only.
Nominated for 12 Israeli Academy Awards
A newly widowed Israeli, low on money and friends hatches an unexpected plan to change things. Filled with endearing performances, this is a surefire crowd pleaser. Don’t miss. Nominated for Best Israeli Film.
1hr 30min. No registration required. In-person only.
Emmy Award-winning actor, Ed Asner, in his final role gives a remarkable performance in this very special film.
Tiger Within is a tender hearted story about the growing friendship between a lonely and homeless teenage girl and a holocaust survivor. This wonderful film is filled with universal messages of forgiveness, fortitude, and healing. A must see.
1 hr. 38 min. No registration required. In-person only.