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The Houston Jewish Film Festival Celebrates Its Bar Mitzvah

The 2017 Houston Jewish Film Festival runs March 5-19 at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center. Among the numerous films screened this year is the Academy Award nominee Life Animated. The documentary tells the story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to […]

Jewish Film Festival BannerThe 2017 Houston Jewish Film Festival runs March 5-19 at the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center.

Among the numerous films screened this year is the Academy Award nominee Life Animated. The documentary tells the story of a young man who was unable to speak as a child until he and his family discovered a unique way to communicate by immersing themselves in the world of classic Disney animated films.

Houston Matters producer Josh Zinn talks with John Dreyfus, Marilyn Hassid and Leah Gross of the ERJCC about the festival and some of its highlights.

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