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Jewish film festival also on Vimeo

The Jewish Heritage Museum of Monmouth County is holding its annual Winter Jewish Film Festival. Admission for each film is $10, it’s $40 for all five. Viewers interested in watching the films at their own convenience can sign up for a Vimeo link that makes the movie available in a 72-hour window.

Films include “Lost Transport” (2022), a Dutch film with English subtitles set in 1945, when a train deporting hundreds of Jewish prisoners gets stranded near a small German village occupied by the Red Army. “Where Life Begins” (2022), an Italian and French film with English subtitles, is about an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family from Aix-les-Bains that comes to a farm in Calabria for a brief stay every year to harvest citrons. “The Shadow of the Day” (2023) is an Italian film with English subtitles, about a dramatic love story, set in the provincial town of Ascoli Piceno in central Italy in the late 1930s. “No Name Restaurant” (2023) is a German comedy with English subtitles, set in Alexandria, Egypt, about efforts to save the synagogue of the once largest Jewish community in the world from being shut down.

For information, call (732) 252-6990 or go to www.jhmomc.org.

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