UK Jewish Film is delighted to announce that the 18th annual showcase of contemporary Jewish film will take place in 14 cinemas across London (including the BFI Southbank, Curzon Mayfair and JW3) as well as various venues in Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham and Glasgow.
The Gatekeepers is one of those important, very serious documentaries, which come along rarely and reveals a history, which has been closely guarded for years. The importance of a documentary like The Gatekeepers is illustrated by its nomination at this year's Academy Awards, in the Best Documentary section, only losing to Searching For Sugarman.
For the third week, we have decided to give you the cult classic, Eyes Wide Open, which follows Aaron, a married butcher working in Jerusalem's Orthodox community, who is respected by friends and family – a pillar in the community. However, when he hires handsome runaway student Ezri to assist with his business, sexual tensions bristle, and the pair cautiously embark on a love affair that must be kept hidden at all costs.