The Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival (LVJFF) will continue to present informative and entertaining contemporary global Jewish cinema for the entire community.
The festival will screen films at various venues around the Las VegasValley through Jan. 27.
All films will be presented free of charge on a first-come, limited seating basis. Moderators will provide introductions and post-screening discussions with the audience.
For a complete program schedule, visit www.lvjff.org.
LVJFF shares insight into Jewish identity, history and culture, promoting solidarity with Israel and remembrance of the Holocaust. Everyone is encouraged to attend. The 2019 LVJFF is dedicated in honor of the 11 victims of the Pittsburgh mass shooting at L’Simcha Congregation (Tree of Life) earlier this year.
LVJFF is presented with major support provided by Desert Space Foundation, Adelson Family Foundation, Israeli American Council, Adelson Educational Campus, Las Vegas Review-Journal, South Point Hotel Casino, National Endowment for the Humanities, Nevada Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, Nevada Arts Council, Jewish Nevada/Jewish Community Center, Anti-Defamation League and Jewish National Fund. Additional support is provided by Las Vegas Clark County Library District, UNLV Libraries Jewish Heritage Project, Brenden Theatres, Imagine Communications and numerous generous individual contributors.
FIRST COUSIN ONCE REMOVED
2012, USA | 80 minutes
7 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19
Hosted by: Poetry Promise and Alzheimer’s Association of Southern Nevada
Moderated by: Vogue Robinson, ClarkCounty poet laureate, and Anna Hodges, community resource manager, Desert Southwest Chapter Alzheimer's Association
A portrait of Alzheimer’s disease that is equal parts psychological mystery and lyrical treatise on the passage of time chronicling the late poet Edwin Honig.