FELIX AND MEIRA

56_felix-et-meira4Dir. Maxime Giroux (105min, Canada, 2014)
Narrative
French, English and Yiddish with English Subtitles

Félix, an eccentric and penniless francophone whose wealthy father is dying, meets Meira, a Hasidic Jewish woman who is married with a child, and in search of something new.

Steadily, they fall for each other in this impossible love story between two separate beings from two distinct communities. Despite vast cultural and religious differences, they attempt to draw each other out, and find a meaningful connection.

Wednesday, February 25, 8:45 pm
DCJCC
1529 16th Street NW
Washington, DC

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Maxime-GirouxMaxime Giroux was born in Montreal. He has directed music videos and several short films, including Le rouge au sol, Les jours, and La tête en Bas. His features include Demain and Jo pour Jonathan.
Press
“This tender romance unfolds like an episode from another century, paying the sort of careful attention to social boundaries you’d expect to find in a classic forbidden-love novel.” – Variety