Jewish-Latino Film Series Premieres
The Argentinian Consulate is co-sponsoring the screenings of five movies in a week at Or Hadash.
Congregation Or Hadash, 7460 Trowbridge Road, Sandy Springs, is hosting the first Atlanta Jewish-Latino Film Series from April 8 to 14.
The series, co-sponsored by the Consulate General of Argentina, features five films, starting at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 8, with the 1975 film “Los Gauchos Judios (Jewish Gauchos),” a musical dramedy about Jews who flee Russia in 1889 and wind up in an Argentinian farming colony. The other films:
- “Anita” (2009), the story of a child with Down syndrome growing up during the chaos of the 1994 AMIA bombing in Buenos Aires, at 7 p.m. Monday, April 9.
- “Los Abandonados (The Abandoned Ones)” (2015), a documentary about Alberto Nisman, the chief prosecutor in the AMIA bombing, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11.
- “Wakolda (The German Doctor)” (2013), a historical drama about Josef Mengele in Argentina, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12.
- “Mi Primera Boda (My First Wedding)” (2011), a comedy about a groom who tries to postpone his wedding after misplacing the rings at 8:45 p.m. Saturday, April 14, after Havdalah and a light Argentinian-style dinner at 7:30.
Each film is $5, or a series pass is $18. A series pass plus the Saturday dinner is $36; the dinner and movie Saturday alone are $23. Reservations for dinner are due Monday, April 9. Visit www.or-hadash.org for details and reservations.