The 2023 White Mountain Jewish Film Festival returns to the Colonial Theatre this summer for five more films focusing on the Jewish excperience in America, Israel, and throughout the world. Filmgoers can again enjoy the magic of watching great thatrical presentations on the big screen of Bethlehem's historic Colonial Theatre, one of the oldest continuously operating movie theatres in the country.
As always, your ticket includes our festival's famous patio parties beginning at 6PM with complimentary refreshments and an assortment of beverages. At 6:30PM the evening's gues speaker will introduce the film and then stay for a Q&A as the house lights go on at the end of each film.
Movie Time - All Films: Box Office Opens: 5:30P | Patio Opens: 6PM | Gues Speaker: 6:30PM | Film: 7PM
Tickets are sold at the door ir purchase online here - General Admission : $10 | BHC and JFNH Members: $9 | Season Pass (5 Films): $40
July 6, Armageddon Time - An exquisitely detailed and deeply emotional etching of a time and place: Queens, 1980. Set against the backdrop of a country on the cusp of ominous sociopolitical change, Armageddon Time follows Paul Graff (Banks Repeta), a sixth grader who dreams of becoming an artist. At the same time that Paul builds a friendship with classmate Johnny (Jaylin Webb), who's mercilessly targeted by their racist teacher, he finds himself increasingly at odds with his parents (Jeremy Strong and Anne Hathaway), for whom financial success and assimilation are key to the fmaily's Jewish-American idetity. (1:55)
Guest Speaker: Rick Winston
Patio Hosts: Nancy and Geoff Fages