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Chevra Cinema 2024


"Saturdays at Seven"

Hosted by
The Jewish Museum
Cultural Center

607 Effingham Street
Portsmouth, VA

Due to it's run-time, "The Fablemans" will start at 6:30 pm.


 January 6, 2024, 7 pm

Ivanhoe” (1952)  Romance, 1:46 


Sir Walter Scott's 1819 historical romance Ivanhoe was one of the most popular novels of the 19th century and the centuries that followed.

Robin Hood (mostly under the alias Locksley) is a supporting character in the novel.  Later writers took some of Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe's traits and shifted them to Robin Hood.

January 13, 2024, 7pm

“Crossfire” (1947)

Thriller, 1:26 

An anti-Semitic soldier who kills a Jewish war veteran, evades detection by his loyal friends' protection. However, a detective is determined that the crime will not go unsolved and sets about laying a trap for the murderer. 



January 20, 2024, 7 pm  

“Walk on Water” (2004)

Drama, 1:45 

Eyal, an Israeli Mossad agent, is given the mission to track down and kill the very old Alfred Hinmmelman, an ex-Nazi officer, who might still be alive.  Pretending to be a tourist guide, he befriends his adult grandchildren. 

January 27, 2024, 6:30 pm

“The Fabelmans” (2022) 

Semi-Autobiographical Drama,  2:31

Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.

Part memoir, part ode to the power of the movies, The Fabelmans finds Steven Spielberg digging at the family roots that helped make him a beloved filmmaker and proves he hasn't lost his magic touch.

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