The Film

Thursday, January 4th
7:00 pm

Mandel JCC, Boynton Beach
$12 General Admission (Film Only)

Monday, January 8
6:00 pm

Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

$30 Film Society Actor  
        Literary Society Reader
$36 General Admission

Includes Film and Reception

The Book

Tuesday, January 9
7:00 pm

Mandel JCC, Palm Beach Gardens

Complimentary: Star Arts Patrons & Literary Society Publisher
$18 Literary Society Author & Reader and Film Society Cinema Circle, Director & Actor
$25 General Admission

The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival & Mandel JCC Book Festival present

Nights in Casablanca


Casablanca, one of America’s most loved films is coming to Jewish Arts Week at the JCC. On Monday, January 8 The Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival will screen this classic film that  won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay. As the New York Times said in  its 1943 review “In short, we will say that Casablanca is one of the year's most exciting and trenchant films. It certainly won't make Vichy happy — but that's just another point for it.” The evening includes a delicious reception followed by a musical performance and the film Casablanca

Jewish Arts Week Author Event
We’ll Always Have Casablanca: The Life, Legend and Afterlife of Hollywood’s Most Beloved Movie is celebrated film historian Noah Isenberg‘s rich account of the movie’s origins. Isenberg reveals the myths and realities behind the film’s production, explores the transformation of the unproduced stage play into the classic screenplay and particularly focuses on the central role refugees from Hitler’s Europe played in the production. Author Noah Isenberg will be signing books, with a musical performance and dessert reception.