Join the Prosserman JCC for the international film series with TJFF. This month we will travel to Ukraine with Anton.

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Join us for the international film series with our partner The Toronto Jewish Film Foundation (TJFF). This month we will travel to Ukraine with Anton. Come an hour early and enjoy tasty Ukrainian cuisine inspired by the film for an additional fee. After the film, you can sink your teeth into a discussion with writer Dale Eisner over Zoom.

 

Tickets are available for $8 in advance or can be purchased at the door for $10.

Note: The film is not for children.

 

 

About the Film

ANTON / ANTOHUKRAINE / GEORGIA / CANADA / UNITED STATES 2019, 99 MIN RUSSIAN, GERMANDIRECTOR: ZAZA URUSHADZESet in a Ukrainian village in 1919 where German immigrants and Jews live side by side in the wake of the Russian Revolution, this moving drama explores the unbreakable bond of friendship between Jakob, a Jew, and his Catholic friend, Anton. The imaginary world they create shields them from the violence and divisions surrounding them. When Anton’s family escapes to seek a new life, memories of the boys’ friendship sustain them, shaping their lives until they finally reunite as old men. Based on Canadian author Dale Eisler’s novel, Anton marks director Zaza Urushadze’s (Academy Award nominee, Tangerines) final film before his death at 54.

Presented by:

A Kultura Collective Member

In Partnership with:

Toronto Jewish Film Foundation

Start Date: May 10, 2023

7:00 PM

Midtown Toronto

4588 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON

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$8-23

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