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Watch: Atlanta’s 15th Annual Jewish Film Festival Starts Wednesday

The 2015 AJFF opens this Wednesday with the Opening Night Gala at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center and the Atlanta Premiere of Above and Beyond, the little-known true story of a ragtag band of volunteer airmen who mobilized in the skies above Israel to fight for the fledgling nation’s survival during the War of Independence.

The festival runs from January 28 to February 19, and features more than five dozen films representing 23 countries.

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In the wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, a number of films at the 2015 AJFF open up current events for discussion. Both 24 Days and Once in a Lifetime address the challenges of multiculturalism and anti-Semitism in France today.

An overseas box office hit based on the Noah Gordon bestseller, The Physician is nominated for five German Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Production Design.

After indulging her wanderlust, Israeli thirtysomething Noa (Neta Riskin) is completing a dissertation in Berlin, when things start to sour. Recipient of numerous international awards for artistic achievement, including from the prestigious Berlin and Karlovy Vary International Film Festivals.

And an estranged Israeli magician and his son make a sentimental journey through Greece to reclaim the past in Magic Men, the latest cinematic gem by auteur collaborators Guy Nattiv and Erez Tadmor. Nominated for four Israeli Academy Awards, with a win for Best Actor Makram Khoury.



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