There are two films being shown this year at The Odeon, South Woodford.
The Testament - Sunday 11th November - 4pm. As he investigates a hidden Holocaust-era atrocity in Austria, Yoel, a world-renowned Israeli historian, is unearthing a painful truth close to home. An accidental discovery of classified documents reveals that Yoel’s mother, an Orthodox Jewish woman, has lived under an assumed identity for decades. Plunged into professional and personal crisis, Yoel starts questioning everything he thought he knew about his life and his family. An engrossing thriller from first-time director Amichai Greenberg.
Budapest Noir - Monday 12th November - 7pm. Director Éva Gárdos revisits film noir classics such as Chinatown in this stylish reimagining of Budapest in 1936, shortly before Hungary turned fascist. Investigating the mysterious death of a Jewish woman, charismatic reporter Zsigmond dives into the capital’s underworld. In its brothels and boxing rings and amidst corrupted politicians and gangsters, he finds a city on the verge of eruption. A stunning glimpse into Hungarian urban life on the eve of the Second World War and a beautiful homage to the golden era of cinema.
For further details click here - 2018 Jewish Film Festival