Saturday, March 2 2019
Greenville One Center
A heartfelt father-son comedy about a struggling playwright who is forced to move in with his joke-telling dad in an active seniors retirement community and learns, as his father often says, “life’s going to happen, whether you smile or not.” Starring Elliott Gould & Jemaine Clement (Flight of the Concords), written and directed by Sam Hoffman, based on his web series Old Jews Telling Jokes.
Director: Sam Hoffman
Country: United States
Running Time: 86 minutes
Community Partner: Greenfield’s Bagels & Deli
This film contains adult language and may not be suitable for children.
The evening begins...
7:00 p.m. doors open and reception begins
Join us before the film for complimentary assorted Jewish desserts. Hamantashen, Rugalach, Macaroons, and Israeli Chocolate Balls will be served in addition to wine and a coffee bar catered by Bagatelle Caterers. We look forward to seeing you and noshing on some classic Jewish treats.
8:00 p.m. – Eric Goldman, Ph.D. presents lecture of “The American Jewish Story Through Cinema”
Eric Goldman is a noted film historian and educator who lectures on Jewish, Yiddish, and Israeli cinema. Dr. Goldman is adjunct professor of cinema at Yeshiva University; he also teaches at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Streicker Center/Skirball Academy for Adult Jewish Learning in New York.
8:20-10:00 p.m. – Premier of Humor Me
10:00 p.m. – Q&A with Eric Goldman, Ph.D.
Purchase your tickets to Humor Me and we’ll see you there!
Festival Pass (All 3 Films): $60