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Louisville Jewish Film Festival: My Neighbor Adolf Live Film and Q&A with the Director
February 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
My Neighbor Adolf
In 1960, Polsky, a lonely and grumpy Holocaust survivor, lives in the remote South American countryside. Just after Adolf Eichmann is captured in Argentina, a mysterious old German man moves in next door, and Polsky becomes convinced that his new neighbor is actually Adolf Hitler. In order to gather evidence against him, Polsky must befriend the man.
Winner of Special Jury Award at Mykolaichuk Open Audience Film Festival. Winner of Best Fiction Film at Mystic Film Festival.
Saturday, February 17 at the Trager Family JCC
Immediately following the film, Director Leon Prudovsky will join us on video for a special Q&A session. Mr. Prudovsky is an Israeli screenwriter and director. He graduated from The Steve Tisch School of Film and Television (Tel Aviv University) with his short film Dark Night, which was voted finalist at the Student Academy Awards and received Special Mention at the Venice Film Festival. His feature film debut Five Hours from Paris won several international prizes, including the Best Film awards at the Haifa Film Festival and Napoli Film Festival. My Neighbor Adolf is Leon’s second feature film.
Moderated by Dr. Asaf Angermann, Assistant Professor Term of Philosophy and Jewish Thought at University of Louisville