AJFF 2018: 1945

February 10, 2018 Atlanta $13.00 - $15.00 0


An unwelcome arrival forces a remote Hungarian town to reckon with its wartime sins, in the gripping, superbly crafted black-and-white drama 1945. With preparations underway for an uneasy wedding, tensions are already high when two sober-looking strangers—an elderly Orthodox Jew (Iván Angelusz) and his adult son (Marcell Nagy)—appear at the train station on a sweltering summer day, with mysterious large wooden boxes in tow. The locals eye them with suspicion and fear: are they Holocaust survivors here to reclaim ill-gotten gains, seek retribution, or expose complicity in wartime crimes? As alarm and remorse spread among neighbors, filmmaker Ferenc Török establishes a tone of impending doom, enhanced by striking cinematography and a melancholy score. Winner of the Avner Shalev-Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award at the Jerusalem Film Festival.

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Saturday, February 10, 2018, 5:55 pm - 6:55 pm
* Registration closes on February 15th

Sunday, February 11, 2018, 8:10 pm - 9:10 pm

Tuesday, February 13, 2018, 3:45 pm - 12:00 am
UA Tara Cinemas
2345 Cheshire Bridge Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
$15.00 General Admission
$13.00 Students/Seniors

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