EVENTS

EVENTS

Sep
7
Thu
Film Festival Series: Fill the Void @ Levin JCC
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm

After a young Hasidic woman dies in childbirth, her 18-year-old sister (Hadas Yaron) is asked to cancel her upcoming marriage to a promising young man and marry her widowed brother-in-law (Yiftach Klein) instead.

Fill the Void is part of the Film Festival Series at the Levin JCC. The Levin JCC and Israel Center invite you to bring your family and friends to screen films educating and celebrating Jewish and Israeli community, culture, and history. Each month, our Film Festival Series will feature a new or older movie that highlights the work of Jewish directors, actors, and screenwriters. Some films may not be suited for all ages.

Sep
8
Fri
‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ @ Reynolds Industries Theater
Sep 8 – Sep 9 all-day

Renowned for its mesmerizing musical score, the film “Beasts of the Southern Wild” will be screened while accompanied by a live North Carolina Symphony and Lost Bayou Ramblers performance: The first event of the Duke Performances’ 2017/18 season. (Don’t miss Lost Bayou Ramblers as they team up with local cajun dance music group Shamu Garcon at The Pinhook on September 7, too.)

Sep
27
Wed
North Carolina: The New American Heartland @ National Humanities Center
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

North Carolina: The New American Heartland, presented by the National Humanities Center, will provide a forum for examining North Carolina’s complex cultural identities and for exploring how the arts and humanities can help us better understand and face our shared challenges. The event will feature an incredible lineup of North Carolina musicians, performers, storytellers, artists, historians, novelists, and more.

Nov
7
Tue
Film Screening of “Being You” @ The Hill Center
Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join The Hill Center for a screening of the film titled “Being You”, which follows three young people with learning and attention issues, including Stephanie Whitham, as they travel the country to seek advice from TV host Howie Mandel, ice sculptor John Rodrigues, and many more who have transformed their learning and attention issues from a struggle into an asset. Following the screening, Stephanie Whitham will lead participants in a conversation and Q&A. Appropriate for ages 13+.

Stephanie Whitham grew up in La Canada, California. Stephanie was properly diagnosed with Nonverbal Processing Disorder in third grade after years of testing. Stephanie attended the University of San Francisco where she majored in Communication Studies with a minor in Fine Art. At USF Stephanie was a charter member of the Eta Upsilon chapter of Kappa Alpha Theta. Stephanie is now a National Program Coordinator at Eye to Eye National.

Nov
9
Thu
Film Festival Series: Once in a Lifetime @ Levin JCC
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm

Based on a true story, the film chronicles the relationship of a teacher with teenagers who have long since dropped out of the school system. This teacher of Leon Blum high school at Creteil, decides to enter a national competition titled “Children and adolescents in the Nazi concentration camp system.” Initially tumultuous and frustrating, the atmosphere quickly evolves as they meet with a survivor of the camps and increasing intensity during a visit to a museum dedicated to this dark period of history. This experience will change their lives.

Once in a Lifetime is part of the Film Festival Series at the Levin JCC. The Levin JCC and Israel Center invite you to bring your family and friends to screen films educating and celebrating Jewish and Israeli community, culture, and history. Each month, our Film Festival Series will feature a new or older movie that highlights the work of Jewish directors, actors, and screenwriters. Some films may not be suited for all ages.

Dec
12
Tue
Film Festival Series: To Life @ Levin JCC
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm

An uplifting drama-romance bringing together two disparate wounded souls, To Life! tells of the growing bond between an aging Polish-born cabaret singer and a young German man driven by a secret.

To Life is part of the Film Festival Series at the Levin JCC. The Levin JCC and Israel Center invite you to bring your family and friends to screen films educating and celebrating Jewish and Israeli community, culture, and history. Each month, our Film Festival Series will feature a new or older movie that highlights the work of Jewish directors, actors, and screenwriters. Some films may not be suited for all ages.