Closed Season (Ende der Schonzeit) by Franziska Schlotterer (Germany/Israel, 2012, 104 min.). On a remote farm in the Black Forest during WWII, a German peasant couple Fritz (Hans-Jochen Wagner) and Emma (Brigitte Hobmeier) allow a young Jew named Albert (Christian Friedel) to hide and work on their farm despite their own anti-semitism and Nazi patrolmen amongst their peers. In this intimate, intense psychological drama, hidden motivations emerge and power dynamics tighten and shift. Charged with eroticism, emotional intrigue and unexpected twists, the film is bookended by poignant scenes set in 1970s Israel starring Rami Heuberger (Dear Mr. Waldman, JF2007). In German with English subtitles.

National Center for Jewish Film Mini-Festival

Closed Season

Next Session: This event is closed.
2:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$10MFA members, seniors, and students
$12Nonmembers
Ticket Purchase Required
Event Type
Film