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Duty Free Screening

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NCJW, Louisville Section, the Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family & Career Services, and Chavurat Shalom proudly sponsor the virtual movie showing of Duty Free. This critically-acclaimed film examines ageism, the care crisis, and economic insecurity. It’s the true story of a 75-year-old mother losing her lifelong job, the struggles she encounters trying to find work, and the relationship with her son as he takes her on a bucket-list adventure to reclaim her life.

Film Viewing and Q&A with the director and cast, followed by a panel discussion with JFCS on mature worker perspectives and resources.

This free event is open to all community members.

Please register for the event by September 22nd.

Click here to register!

Questions about the event can be answered through NCJW, Louisville Section’s office at (502) 458-5566 or office@ncjwlou.org

A tender love poem from son to mother – CBS News

Warm, personal, and socially relevant – The Hollywood Reporter

About the film:

Rebecca worked every day of her life as a hotel housekeeper to give her two sons, Sian-Pierre and Gabriel, every opportunity life could afford. When it was time for Sian-Pierre to go to college, she even cashed out her 401K to give him the best education possible. But when she was suddenly fired from her job at 75, Rebecca was left with nothing: no savings, no safety net, and no future job prospects. Now, Sian-Pierre is giving her back the life she sacrificed, and helping her to reclaim her future, one bucket-list adventure at a time.

Duty Free examines ageism, the care crisis, and economic insecurity in America. Who will care for and support our moms and dads? Our grandmothers and our grandfathers? Who will support us as we age? Watch our film, raise these questions in your own community, and together let’s point to solutions that work for all generations.


September 26
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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