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Jewish Film Festival: Leona

Monday, November 11, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Coming into her own, a young Jewish woman from Mexico City finds herself torn between her Syrian-Jewish family and a forbidden love in this delicate, melancholic romance. Best Actress-winner at the Morelia International Film Festival, co-writer/co-producer Naian Gonzalez Norvind gives an intimate, honest portrayal of Ariela, an independently-minded artist living with her family in a cloistered Jewish neighborhood. Pressured to find an appropriate suitor, serendipity leads to a passionate courtship with Ivan, a non-Jewish writer who shows her a world of possibilities beyond her sheltered life. As their feelings deepen, Ariela must weigh their unsanctioned relationship against rejection by her family and community, where religious values and traditions run deep. Bridging the divide between generations and cultures, writer-director Isaac Cherem’s directorial debut deftly blends romantic comedy with an incisive feminist journey of discovery and self-determination. 

Mexico, 2018, 95 min, Directed by Isaac Cherem, Not Rated, In Spanish with English subtitles

Buy Tickets

Buy a Mensch Pass and get priority seating to all 6 shows and discounted tickets!

Mensch Pass - $118 (All 6 films, First Priority Seating, Doors open 30 minutes early)
Series Pass - $66 (All 6 films, Discounted Admission, 2nd Priority Seating after Mensch Passes) 
Individual Tickets - $12 (3rd Seating)
Group Rates (20 or more) - $1 discount on individual ticket
Passes and individual tickets can be purchased online at www.enzian.orgor in person at Enzian’s box office.  For group inquiries, please contact Veronica Jaramillo at 407-629-1088x235.


Jennifer Cohen


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