As part of our on-going summer programming, Congregation Kol Ami will be hosting Saturday Night at the Movies. On Saturday evenings throughout the summer, we will be viewing Israeli/Jewish themed films. We will also have a separate area setup for the any younger viewers with more age-appropriate viewing for them. There will also be a babysitter in attendance in the children’s viewing area to help out the younger ones where needed.
July 6, 2019 – 7:00 PM
Campfire – What does it mean to become a religious settler in the West Bank?
Kid’s Movie: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World – Now chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they’ve known and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together—to the very ends of the Earth—to protect everything they’ve grown to treasure.
July 13, 2019 – 7:00 PM
Sallah – This classic comedy explores the trauma of immigration to Israel using an arsenal of Israeli stereotypes about themselves.
Kid’s Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet – Video game bad guy Ralph and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope’s video game, “Sugar Rush.” In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet — the netizens — to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss, who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site BuzzzTube.
July 27, 2019 – 7:00 PM
Jellyfish – A story set far from the conflicts that define our view of Israel, it lets us into the lives of three women, connected to the sea.
Kid’s Movie: The Secret Life of Pets – Max the terrier must cope with some major life changes when his owner gets married and has a baby. When the family takes a trip to the countryside, nervous Max has numerous run-ins with canine-intolerant cows, hostile foxes and a scary turkey. Luckily for Max, he soon catches a break when he meets Rooster, a gruff farm dog who tries to cure the lovable pooch of his neuroses.
August 10, 2019 – 7:00 PM
Beaufort – This tense, claustrophobic story of young IDF soldiers assigned to an isolated outpost in Lebanon takes us into the burden of Israel’s “low-level security conflict.”
Kid’s Movie: Kung Fu Panda 3 – Living large and loving life, Po (Jack Black) realizes that he has a lot to learn if he’s going to fulfill the next challenge from his beloved instructor (Dustin Hoffman). After reuniting with his long-lost father (Bryan Cranston), Po must transition from student to teacher and train a group of fun-loving, clumsy pandas to become martial-arts fighters. Together, the kung-fu brethren unite to take on the evil Kai (J.K. Simmons), a supernatural warrior who becomes stronger with each battle.