The Crossing

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The Crossing

This family-friendly film tells the story of four Norwegian children on the run from the Nazis during a freezing December in 1942. Ten-year-old Gerda spends her days imagining herself to be one of the Three Musketeers and bugging her older brother, Otto. But when their parents are suddenly arrested just before Christmas, Gerda is called upon to live up to her imaginary self. The children learn that their parents—part of the resistance—have been secretly sheltering two Jewish children, Sarah and Daniel, in their basement. Frightened, but determined to carry out her parents’ mission, Gerda determines to take Sarah and Daniel to neutral Sweden. Director Johanne Helgeland beautifully crafts an incredible story of friendship, bravery, and righteous acts for all ages.

This film previously played in the 2021 Jewish Film Festival.

Pricing/Film Availability Info: Admission to the festival will be sold either as an all-access pass or a la carte, available in the JBFC Virtual Marquee. Pricing is $100 (members), $125 (nonmembers) for the all-access pass or $11 (members), $16 (nonmembers) per film. All film programs will be available to stream for the entire length of the festival—films will become available at 10:00am on February 22 and will be open to stream until 11:59pm on March 7. Once a film is started, pass holders will have 48 hours to finish, regardless of when in the series they start the film. Festival passes will go on sale February 4 and individual tickets will go on sale February 22.

Please note, due to geographical restrictions from the distributor, you can only watch the films if you are located in Westchester and Fairfield counties. We apologize for any inconvenience.

This film is part of the Virtual Jewish Film Festival series.

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