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Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET

Aida's Secrets

Aida's Secrets
  • 2016
  • Directed by: Alon Schwarz, Saul Schwarz
  • Cast: Izak Sagi, Shep Shell, Aida Zasadsinska

Izak was born inside the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in 1945 and sent for adoption in Israel. This investigative documentary charts his journey to discover his birth family.

  • IMDb
Tue 21 Feb
Wed 22 Feb
Thu 23 Feb

Ballerina

Ballerina
  • 2016
  • France / Canada
  • 89 min
  • U
  • Directed by: Eric Summer / Éric Warin
  • Cast: Voices of Dane DeHaan, Elle Fanning, Maddie Ziegler

Orphaned Félicie (Fanning) strives to reach her dream of performing ballet at the Grand Opera House, with the help of mentor Odette (Jepsen). A ballet version of The Karate Kid, it looks nice but the soundtrack is a mish-mash and the story is formulaic and lacks comic zing.

Sun 26 Feb

Benjamin Britten's Peter Grimes

Part of the GAYW3 event at JW3 Patrick Bade explores the opera, alongside works by other homosexual composers

Mon 27 Feb

£16–£20

Clothing, Costume And The Closet

Part of the JW3 GAYW3 event. Professor Reina Lewis and Maureen Kendler explore gender taboos, hidden identities and coming out in the Purim Story.

Mon 27 Feb

£12

Dispatches From The Kabul Cafe

Dispatches from the Kabul Cafe Heidi Kingstone, a Canadian-born foreign correspondent, has interviewed many key international figures, from Benjamin Netanyahu to Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind. In conversation with journalist and former editor of Cosmopolitan, Linda Kelsey, she talks about the places she has lived in, the people she has met and the issues and conflicts she has covered.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

How To: Speak Polari

Part of the JW3 GAYW3 event. Learn the basics of gay subculture's slang language and find out about its rich history.

Mon 27 Feb

£10

Introducing Barbara Honigmann

Introducing Barbara Honigmann Barbara Honigmann is Germany's foremost Jewish writer and the recipient of multiple awards. Author, journalist, theatre director and artist, her work explores the complexities associated with being a Jew in post-WW2 Germany. Honigmann's mother was Kim Philby's first wife and her father chief editor of the Berliner Zeitung. She is in conversation with Dr Robert Gillett.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

Jewish Book Week

Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg in conversation with Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand, Director of JHub talks about his book My Dear Ones. In this beautifully written narrative which tells the story of his family during the 1930's and 40's with the tragic unfolding of events in WW2.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

Lion

Lion
  • 2015
  • Australia/UK/US
  • PG
  • Directed by: Garth Davis
  • Written by: Saroo Brierley, Luke Davies
  • Cast: Dev Patel, Rooney Mara, David Wenham, Nicole Kidman

The true story of Saroo Brierley, who aged five is separated from his mother and family in India, declared lost and adopted by an Australian couple, only to track his family down years later using Google Earth. Hugely emotional, remarkably assured debut from Davis, with fine performances.

Fri 24 Feb
Sat 25 Feb
Sun 26 Feb
Mon 27 Feb
Wed 1 Mar
Thu 2 Mar

Manchester by the Sea

Manchester By The Sea
  • 2016
  • US
  • 135 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Kenneth Lonergan
  • Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Lucas Hedges, Kyle Chandler, Gretchen Mol

Lee (Affleck) is a carefree small-town guy who, when his brother dies, is given the job of raising his nephew (Hedges). A masterful blend of high drama, quirky characterisations and incidental detail, with a soulful, heartbreaking turn by Affleck at its core.

Wed 22 Feb

Maureen Lipman: Author Event

Maureen Lipman is a magnet on stage, drawing all eyes to her. A woman of many gifts, she also has an active professional life offstage as a writer and journalist. With an inventive new book of caricatures of the famous; It's a Jungle Out There, she appears in her many personae.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

Men Of The World; Men Of The Word

Men of the World; Men of the Word His Honour Barrington Black was one of the UK's best-known criminal defence lawyers. His old brother-in-arms, journalist and broadcaster, Michael Freedland, is author of more than 40 biographies and presenter, among other radio shows, of the celebrated You Don't Have To Be Jewish. Led by Jonathan Goldberg QC, they take us into the secret worlds of the judiciary and the media.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

The Part: A Circus Show

A man gets ready to host his long anticipated birthday party, which goes spectacularly wrong with the arrival of some uninvited guests. Why does the cyclist only speak French? Has the quiet one really never had a birthday? And what exactly is a chicken party?! A circus show for all the family, The Party is a totally madcap celebration spiralling out of control through clowning, juggling, trick cycling and tumbling. For ages 4+. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun 26 Feb

£10

Perpetrators And Their Victims

Anthony Rudolf recounts the tragic story of his cousin Jerzyk, the only child suicide in the archives of Yad Vashem. In Kasztner's Crime, Paul Bogdanor argues that Kasztner, forced into collaboration with Eichmann, sacrificed the lives of many to save a very few. The event's moderator, Michael Pinto-Duschinsky, owes his life to Kasztner's intervention.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

Queer Art From Wilde To Wolfenden

Part of the JW3 GAYW3 event. Patrick Bade explores the work of gay artists - including Simeon Solomon, Aubrey Beardsley, John Singer Sargent, Michael Leonard and more.

Mon 27 Feb

£15

Rabbi: I Have A Problem…

Rabbi - I have a problem… The JC's Rabbinic authorities - Naftali Brawer and Jonathan Romain - will consider all your quandaries about matters Jewish from their respective Orthodox and Progressive points of view. A new collection of their JC columns both informs and entertains.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

The Refusal To Be Vanquished

The Refusal to be Vanquished Refusing to be defined by the tragic events of WW2, two remarkable women reveal their inimitable life stories. Patron of the arts, Rosa Lipworth CBE, and Dorit Oliver-Wolff, whose memoir From Yellow Star to Pop Star recounts the story of her rise to fame in post-war Berlin, talk to acclaimed author Anne Sebba.

Mon 27 Feb

£8

Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty

Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
  • 2017
  • UK
  • E

The Royal Ballet performs its signature work, the classic fairytale of Aurora and her prince, in a version revitalised by Monica Mason and Christopher Newton in 2006 for the company's 75th anniversary, and since reworked further by top choreographers.

Fri 24 Feb

RUN By Stephen Laughton

Part of the JW3 GAYW3 events. Its the last day of term and Yonni's angry. All he wants is to disappear into his room. That's where Adam is, the only person Yonni wants to be around and think about. Run explores what is means to love, to lose and how to grow from a boy to a man.

Mon 27 Feb

£15

Sorry God I'm Gay

Part of the GAY3 Event at JW3 - people of different faith background share irreverent stories of creating their identities. Hosted by Rachel Mars

Mon 27 Feb

£10

Through the Wall

Through the Wall
  • 2016
  • Israel
  • U
  • Directed by: Rama Burshtein
  • Cast: Noa Kooler, Dafi Alferon, Oz Zehavi

Michal (Kooler) is a 32-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman who's spent a lifetime looking for Mr Right and when her fiancé dumps her 22 days before her wedding, she's not going to let that stop her. Mellow, warm-hearted comedy; predictable, but Kooler's sincere performance makes it work and brings pleasant rewards.

Sun 26 Feb
Mon 27 Feb
Tue 28 Feb
Wed 1 Mar
Thu 2 Mar

Tzofim

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event.

Thu 23 Feb

Free

Thu 2 Mar

Free

Thu 9 Mar

Free

Thu 16 Mar

Free

Thu 23 Mar

Free

Thu 30 Mar

Free

Thu 6 Apr

Free

Thu 13 Apr

Free

Thu 20 Apr

Free

Thu 27 Apr

Free

Thu 4 May

Free

Thu 11 May

Free

Thu 18 May

Free

Thu 25 May

Free

Thu 1 Jun

Free

Thu 8 Jun

Free

Thu 15 Jun

Free

Thu 22 Jun

Free

Thu 29 Jun

Free

Thu 6 Jul

Free

Who's Gonna Love Me Now?

Who's Gonna Love Me Now?
  • 2016
  • Israel / UK
  • 85 min
  • Directed by: Barak Heymann / Tomer Heymann

Award-winning documentary following the inspiring personal journey of Saar, a gay HIV positive man struggling to reconcile with his Israeli family.

Mon 27 Feb

£12

Wilde In London

Part of the JW3 GayW3 event. Explore Mayfair and St. James and discover the dramatic story of Oscar Wilde, his trials and final imprisonment. Walk led by Rachel Kolsky.

Mon 27 Feb

£15

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