The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to team up with the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley to present the Fall FilmFest Nov. 7-9 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The program will feature five award-winning narrative and documentary features from around the world. Details and trailers of all these films can be viewed on the Sedona Film Festival website.
DOUGH — Opening Night Film, Saturday, Nov. 7 at 7:00 p.m.
Jonathan Pryce stars as an old Jewish baker whose faltering business is inadvertently saved by his young Muslim apprentice in the British dramedy Dough.
ONCE IN A LIFETIME, Sunday, Nov. 8 at 4:00 p.m.
A dedicated history teacher at a French high school, Anne Gueguen (Ariane Ascaride), is determined to give the best education she can to her underprivileged inner-city pupils.
ROSENWALD, Sunday, Nov. 8 at 7:00 p.m.
Aviva Kempner’s “Rosenwald” is the incredible story of Julius Rosenwald, son of an immigrant peddler, who never finished high school yet rose to become President of Sears Roebuck. Influenced by the writings of educator Booker T. Washington, this Jewish philanthropist joined forces with African American communities during the Jim Crow South to build over 5,300 schools during the early part of the 20th century.
TO LIFE!, Monday, Nov. 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Fate has taken its toll on aging cabaret singer Ruth and young, but terminally ill, Jonas. Despite their age difference and entirely opposite life experiences, they give each other a reason and purpose to live.
EAST JERUSALEM/WEST JERUSALEM — Closing Night Film, Monday, Nov. 9 at 7:00 p.m.
David Broza, Israeli singer-songwriter, sets out to realize his dream of cooperation and dialog between Israelis and Palestinians through music. During 8 days and nights of joint creation in an East Jerusalem studio, Israeli and Palestinians musicians jam together, sharing their thoughts, their ideas, their lives, their music, and their hopes for the future as a message of equality and unity arises.
Details and trailers of all these films can be viewed on the Sedona Film Festival website, and tickets can be purchased online. Tickets for each show are $12 general admission, or $9 for Film Festival members. For tickets and more information, please call 928-282-1177. Both the theatre and film festival office are located at 2030 W. Hwy. 89A, in West Sedona.