The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series celebrates Jewish authors, music, and films. All events take place at the New Orleans Uptown JCC and are free and open to the community unless otherwise noted. For questions, contact Judy Yaillen. Reservations are required.
This year The Cathy and Morris Bart Jewish Cultural Arts Series will feature four movies shown in socially distant screenings at the Uptown JCC. In addition, three authors will speak in virtual book events held in partnership with the Nashville and Memphis Jewish Community Centers.
Love In Suspenders
Tami, a widow in her 60's and Beno, a widower in his 70's, are both grieving the loss of their loved ones. A chance encounter brings the two together. Despite a ""bumpy"" first meeting, clashes in personalities and lifestyles, as well as interfering children and neighbors, they fall in love. A humorous, honest and heartfelt look at love the second time around.
Monday, October 12 and Tuesday, October 13 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, October 14 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
MOSSAD! was a box-office smash in Israel, featuring the creative support of legendary filmmakers David Zucker and Avi Nesher, MOSSAD! is a riotous sendup of the Mossad, Israel's revered national intelligence agency. When an American billionaire is kidnapped in Israel, operative Guy Moran teams up with the CIA's best agent to try and save the day-with wildly entertaining results. Starring Tsahi Halevi from Fauda.
Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, November 11 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
A proud, gay, Muslim singer is fulfilling his dream of representing France in Europe's biggest song contest, this year taking place in Tel Aviv. This action-comedy mixes bumbling ISIS operatives, tough Mossad agents and a unique relationship between two young Muslim men in the most rainbow-colored song contest imaginable.
Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, December 2 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
In the summer of 1976, Aulcie Perry was playing basketball in Harlem when he was signed by a scout for Maccabi Tel Aviv. A year later, while taking the team to new heights, Perry converted to Judaism and became one of Israel's biggest stars. Behind the scenes, though, all was not well. This is the story of a remarkable athlete who captured the spirit of a nation.
Monday, January 4 and Tuesday, January 5 | 7:00 - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, January 6 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM