NJJFF: The Sign PainterMarch 11
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NJJFF: The Sign Painter
The film viewing will begin on the date listed. All films will be available for 48 hours.
Director: Viesturs Kairiss
2020, 114 minutes
Czech Republic, Latvia, Lithuania/Latvian, German, Russian, Yiddish
A tragicomic drama about Ansis, a young artist battered by conflicting allegiances as he witnesses the succession of brutal regimes assaulting the provincial backwater where he works and lives. As he goes from loving a fiery Jewish communist to finding himself betrothed to a Latvian Christian, the naïve yet wise Ansis exhibits the tenacity of the human spirit in the face of systematic, institutional inhumanity.
This film is brought to you by:
Deborah and Wayne Zuckerman
FREE for NJJFF Sponsors • $12/film for JCC Member & Guest
A HOW-TO VIRTUAL:
All films will be screened virtually on the Elevent platform.
• Download Elevent app to your Roku or Apple TV
• Watch with Chromecast or Airplay or
• Stream films directly on your computer
Films are not rated. Parental discretion is strongly advised. Films may contain sexual content, explicit language, and/or violence. ALL FOREIGN FILMS HAVE SUBTITLES. Each film will be available for purchase until 8 PM on the last day shown. Some films may be geo-blocked to screen exclusively in New Jersey.