Best of the Fest
Attend an encore presentation of some of the most well attended films of the 2019 JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival in partnership with The Crystal Ballroom at The Merion.
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge
529 Davis Street
Evanston, IL 60201
June 20, 2019 @ 6:00pm
Tovah Feldshuh recreates her award-winning performance as Golda Meir in Golda’s Balcony, as this final masterpiece by the author of “The Miracle Worker,” William Gibson, makes its motion picture debut. The film—a rare, multi-camera shoot from the play’s original run—was recently unearthed and assembled into a new but absolutely riveting motion picture, making its world and national premieres in film festivals across America, Europe and Israel.
Continue the conversation with Leah Polin, a popular lecturer in Chicago, she speaks on the topics of Jewish History, Jewish Women and Israel to Hadassah and senior groups both in the Midwest and Florida.
- 5:30pm | Doors Open
- 6:45pm | Film & Conversation
Upscale concessions available before, during and after the film.