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Events in New York: NYC Hotels like Park Lane Hotel Welcome Attendees and Participants to the Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Film Festival is now in its 23rd year, and many films about Jewish culture and history have been screened at this popular Event in New York.   

Jan 08, 2014 to Jan 23, 2014
The Jewish Museum
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The Jewish Film Festival started as a small Event, but it has grown each year and, now in its 23rd year, is a very well-respected and well-attended Event in New York.

The Event, which is in collaboration between the Film Society of Lincoln Center and The Jewish Museum, takes place at the Museum. Dozens of films, including documentaries, feature films and shorts, will be shown.

The films focus on Jewish culture from different perspectives, and films from around the world are submitted. Attendees can expect to see films that deal with current issues as well as historical films.

Seeing the films selected for inclusion in the festival is just part of what makes this Event in New York so interesting. Those who attend the Jewish Film Festival will also be able to listen to panel discussions that include directors, actors and others.

One highlight of the Event is the U.S. premiere of Run Boy Run. Based on a true story, this film follows a young boy who escaped from the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942 and survives on his own. It is based on the book of the same name by Uri Orlev.

Special programs, such as symposiums, are also available during the Jewish Film Festival. There is no charge for these programs, and they are offered on a first come, first admitted basis. Another special offering is the Master Class with Amos Gitai. This master class is for filmmakers. It’s free, but those wishing to attend must send an RSVP. There will be also special anniversary screenings of select films.

Park Lane Hotel is perfect choice for attendees coming from out of town. Our luxury NYC Hotel offers well-appointed rooms, exceptional service and Central Park views.

The Jewish Film Festival is a must-attend event for those interested in film, Jewish culture or Jewish history. Some events and screenings are free to the public. For others, the cost is $13 or $9 for students and those 62 and older.

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The Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel, is a Luxury 46-story NYC Hotel offering spectacular views of Central Park and the New York skyline from its 628 Guest Rooms and Guest Suites. The Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel, opened on May 1, 1971 on Central Park South (59th Street) nestled between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue, where the Eastside meets the Westside in one of New York’s most prestigious neighborhoods.

The Park Lane Hotel features luxury NYC Accommodations with European decor and oversized picture windows with panoramic views of Central Park and City Skylines. 

The Park Lane Hotel, provides Guests with a memorable dining experience with The Park Room, an iconic NYC Restaurant.  When you're ready for a relaxing cocktail at the end of a day of meetings or sightseeing, stop into Harry's New York Bar - an New York institution among residents and visitor's in the know.

New York City is the Shopping Capital of the World and The Park Lane Hotel is at the center. A mere 5 minute walk will bring you to a NYC Shopping paradise on 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue which includes such names as; Tiffany’, Van Clef and Arpels, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Hermes, Bloomingdale’s, Gucci, Barney’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and many more.  You can almost hear the sounds of voices streaming from Lincoln Center, with the Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theatre (home of the NYC Opera, NYC Ballet, and the seasonal classic, Balanchine’s Nutcracker Suite), Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall, and The Juilliard School.

You can enjoy an avant garde production at City Center or visit the Oratorio Society of New York at their Carnegie Hall home. The Broadway Theatre District is close by and has been the creative hub of musicals and dramatic productions for over 100 years.

There are many cultural institutions to visit close to our Central Park Hotel, including; MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) and the Fifth Avenue “Museum Mile” which includes Metropolitan Museum, Guggenheim, Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, Museum of the City of New York, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, Jewish Museum, Goethe House German Cultural Center and El Museo del Barrio.

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