WellesleyWeston Magazine

FALL 2015

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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Beyond the unifying power of sports, BJFF films explore a wide array of timeless themes, such as childrearing, women's empowerment, intermarriage, courage in the face of adversity, and self-acceptance. Lauer echoes Pastor's enthusiasm for how the BJFF combats prejudice by sharing universal values and issues through a Jewish lens. A self- proclaimed film lover, Lauer comments, "I believe that film touches people and changes attitudes by exposing audiences to the multifac- eted aspects of other cultures and societies." A sampling of films from the 2014 Festival illustrates the broad appeal of the selections: n 112 WEDDINGS ★ "A strikingly honest take on the institution of mar- riage, both heartwarming and heartbreaking." The filmmaker revisits 9 of the 112 couples whose weddings he captured to see what happens when the fairy tale ceremony and celebration are over and everyday life settles in. 124 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | f a l l 2 0 1 5 The Boston Jewish Film Festival M E D I A B A K E R Y 2 0 1 5 F E S T I V A L F A C T S DATES November 4-16 TICKET PRICING $16 general admission $14 students and seniors $300 all-access Festival pass Discounted tickets available for groups of 10 or more. FEATURED FILMS DESCRIPTION AND SCHEDULE Visit www.bjff.org TICKET PURCHASE OPTIONS Online at www.bjff.org or by phone at 888.615.3332 with a credit card. In person at select cinema box offices for films to be shown at that location 15 LOCATIONS IN AND AROUND BOSTON INCLUDING: n West Newton Cinema n Regent Theatre (Arlington) n AMC Framingham n Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline n Fine Arts Theatre (Maynard) n Brattle Theatre (Cambridge) n Institute of Contemporary Art n Museum of Fine Arts (Boston)

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