Friday, June 22 | 7:30 PM
Movie: Gentleman’s Agreement
This drama concerns a journalist (played by Gregory Peck) who poses as a Jew to research an expose on antisemitism in New York City and Darien, CT. It won an Oscar for Best Picture of 1947.
Friday, March 9th | 7:30 PM
Based on Colm Tobin’s novel which tells the story of a young Irish immigrant who lands in Brooklyn where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. This movie was the winner of the Alexander Korda award for the best British film of the year.
Friday, May 11|7:30 PM
In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.
Friday, October 12 | 7:30 PM
Movie: Monsoon Wedding
This is a joyous film about a stressed father, a bride-to-be, a smitten event planner and relatives from around the world who create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India. At Venice, this film won the prestigious Golden Lion Award.
Friday, August 10 | 7:30 PM
Movie: The Women’s Balcony
An Accident during a bar mitzvah celebration leads to a gendered rift in the orthodox community in Jerusalem in this rousing, goo-hearted tale about women speaking the truth to patriarchal power.
Friday, April 13 | 7:30 PM
When university professor Deborah E. Lipstadt includes World War II historian David Irving in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. With the burden of proof placed on the accused, Lipstadt and her legal team fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Based on the book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier."
Friday, September 14 | 7:30PM
Movie: The Gods Must Be Crazy
The tribal people in a remote African desert live a happy life, but it is all torn to pieces when a Coca-Cola bottle falls from a plane. With the villagers fighting over the strange foreign object, tribal leader Xi decides to take the bottle back to the gods to restore peace. His journey to the "end of the world" eventually has him crossing paths with a bumbling scientist and a band of guerrillas who take a schoolteacher and her class hostage.
Friday, November 9 | 7:30 PM
Movie: Beatriz at Dinner
Beatriz is a Los Angeles massage therapist and holistic healer who drives to the seaside mansion of her client Cathy. When her old Volkswagen breaks down, she receives a friendly invitation from Cathy to stay for a seemingly innocent business dinner. As the guests arrive and the wine starts to flow, Beatriz finds herself in an escalating war of words with Doug Strutt, a ruthless real estate mogul who cares more about money than people.
Friday, July 13 | 7:30PM
Movie: This Is Where I Leave You
When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof for a week. Based on the laugh-out-loud novel by Jonathan Tropper.
JCC in Sherman
Educational, Cultural and Social Programming for Everyone
Movie & Dessert Series
Begins Friday, March 9th at 7:30 PM
Members $10 / Non-members $15