The final 2 films of the JCC have been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 2nd and Wednesday May 3rd.
Abulele, Tuesday May 3rd, 7:30pm, Regal Cinemas Nanuet, is a fast paced, upbeat modern family story about children dealing with loss in their lives. It reminds us that even when someone leaves, their love remains behind. After his older brother is killed in a car crash months ago, Adam struggles with grief and guilt, with his teacher, with bullies in school, and with his distracted parents. But everything changes the day he meets an Abulele – ancient monsters, bear-sized, that can make themselves invisible. Local legend says they are extremely dangerous – which explains why a Special Forces unit is combing Adam’s neighborhood in pursuit! But in fact, they are quite friendly to children in need. With the Special Forces closing in, it’s up to Adam to ensure Abulele’s safe return to his clan.
Nominated For 2 Ophir Awards
“On the Map” Weds May 3, 7:30 pm Regal Cinemas Nanuet.Still demoralized after the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Israel was hungry for a collective uplifting event. On The Map is a fast-moving, emotional, and awe-inspiring documentary, telling the story of the 1977 Maccabee Tel-Aviv basketball team… the one that that toppled the four-time defending European Championship Soviet team, brought the first European Cup to Israel and became “The Team of the Nation.” Featuring interviews with the Jewish-American athletes who made history, combined with the pulse- pounding action of a high-stakes game, the film captures the spirit of a nation triumphant and victorious against all odds.
Winner Boston Jewish Film Festival Best Documentary
You can purchase tickets through their website at: https://jccrockland.org/film-festival/
or at the door the evening of the film. Don’t miss these great films!