The Summer International Film Festival continues at the Springfield Free Public Library on Thursday, July 19th.
In The Women’s Balcony, a bar mitzvah mishap causes a major rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem. The original Israeli film title was Ismach Hatani. Directed by Emil Ben-Shimon. Starring Evelin Hagoel, Igal Naor and Orna Banai. In Hebrew with English subtitles. 96 minutes. Not rated.
Upcoming selections include Loving Vincent (2017),The Midwife (2017, French with English subtitles), and Loveless (2017, Russian with English subtitles.)
Funding for the film program has been made possible by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs. Additional funding is also provided by the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library.