Films and Show Times


Directed by Mick Jackson. UK/USA. 2016. 110 min. 

Saturday, March 4th at 6:00 PM--Featuring Guest Speaker Avi Soifer, Dean of William S. Richardson School of Law
Thursday March 9th 1:00 PM
Wednesday March 15th 1:00 PM
Tuesday March 21st 7:30 PM

In an age of "alternative facts," this courtroom drama is timely and resonant. When university professor Deborah E. Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) includes World War II historian David Irving (Timothy Spall) in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. View the trailer here.


Directed by Jonathan Geva. Israel. 2015. 90 min.
Hebrew with English subtitles.

March 5th at 1:00 PM
March 19th at 11:10 AM
March 19th at 1:00 PM

In this family-friendly film, Adam struggles with loneliness and guilt after the tragic death of his older brother. His life changes when he meets the mythical monster Abulele who helps Adam overcome his grief. View the trailer.


Directed by Atom Egoyan. Canada/Germany. 2016. 94 min.
English and German with English subtitles.

March 5th at 4:00 PM
March 7th at 7:30 PM

March 18th at 7:30 PM--Featuring Guest Speaker Rabbi Daniel Lev
March 22nd at 1:00 PM

Christopher Plummer delivers what the New York Times calls a “master class in acting” in this psychological thriller about a 90-year-old, dementia-fighting Auschwitz survivor on a hunt for a Nazi who escaped justice. View the trailer.

The Women's Balcony

Directed by Shlomit Nehama and Emil Ben-Shimon. Israel. 2016.
96 min. Hebrew with English subtitles.

March 5  at 7:30 PM
March 10 at 1:00 PM
March 14 at 1:00 PM

An accident during a bar mitzvah leads to a gendered rift in a devout Orthodox community in Jerusalem, in this rousing, good-hearted tale about women speaking truth to patriarchal power. View the trailer.


For the Love of Spock

Directed by Adam Nimoy. USA. 2016. 111 min.

March 7 at 1:00 PM
March 12 at 4:00 PM-- Featuring Guest Speaker Greg Kinkley, Assistant Attorney General, Hawaii at 4:00 PM
March 14 7:30 PM

This documentary is Adam Nimoy’s tribute to his father, Leonard Nimoy, forever imprinted in our brains as Mr. Spock of the Star Trek TV series and films. Never-before-seen footage includes interviews with the original Star Trek cast, the new crew of the Starship Enterprise, and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson. View the trailer.


Flory's Flame

Directed by Curt Fissel and Ellen Friedland. USA. 2014.

March 8 at 1:00 PM
March 12 at 7:30 PM-- Featuring Guest Speaker Rabbi
Daniel Lev

March 21 at 1:00 PM

Flory’s Flame is a compelling one-hour documentary about the life and music of renowned Sephardic composer and performer Flory Jagoda—known as the Ladino Mamma Mia.

Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

Directed by Michael Kantor. USA. 2013. 84 min.

March 8 at 7:30 PM
March 11 at 7:30 PM
--Featuring Guest Speaker Shari  Lynn, noted Hawaii stage performer
March 16  at 1:00 PM
March 22  at 7:30 PM

Joel Grey narrates this documentary on the role of Jewish songwriters—from Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, in the creation of the modern American musical—and how we can still hear elements of traditional Jewish music in the melodies of Broadway.

Fanny's Journey

Directed by Lola Doillon. France/Belgium. 2016. 94 min.
French with English subtitles.

March 9 at 7:30 PM-- Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Didier Langlare, Lecturer, Leeward Community College
March 17 at 1:00 PM
March 19 at 4:00 PM

In this period film, 13-year-old Fanny and her sisters are sent from their home in Nazi-occupied France to a foster home for Jewish children In Italy. When the Nazis arrive in Italy, the school mistress (Cécile de France in a tour-de-force performance) pulls out all the stops to get her charges to the Swiss border. View the trailer.

Beautiful Music + Joe's Violin

March 16 at 7:30 PM--Featuring Guest Speaker George Hudes
March 19  at 7:30 PM--Featuring Guest Speaker George Hudes

Two short documentaries bring music to unexpected communities.

Beautiful Music

Directed by Richard Trank. USA. 2005. 38 min.

Beautiful Music is the true story of Devorah Schramm, an American-born Orthodox Jewish pianist and composer who teaches piano to a nine-year-old blind and severely autistic Palestinian girl in the worst days of the Intifada.

Joe’s Violin

Directed by Kahane Cooperman. USA. 2016. 24 min.

In this Oscar-nominated short, 91-year-old Holocaust survivor Joe Feingold donates his violin to an instrument drive, changing the life of 12-year-old Bronx student Brianna Perez—and his own.

March of the Living

Directed by Jessica Sanders. USA. 2010. 74 min.

March 26 at 1:00 PM-- Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Peter Hoffenberg, Associate Professor, History Department of the University of Hawaii at Manoa 

Launched in 1988, the March of the Living is an education program that brings people from around the world to Poland to study the history of the Holocaust. Jessica Sanders documents this annual event that introduces teenagers to the last generation of Holocaust survivors as they retrace the Death March from Auschwitz to Birkenau while raising awareness of the worldwide dangers of genocide. View the trailer.


You can purchase tickets at the Museum website here.

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