Movies that Matter

Film Screenings for Schools


Thursday, December 7, 2017
10 am – 1 pm
Scheuer Auditorium

Students view award-winning documentary films exploring themes — including identity, culture, and tolerance— inspired by the Jewish Museum’s collection. Engaging, guided conversations follow each screening.

After Spring (2016)
For High Schools

Approximately 80,000 people are living in the Zaatari camp, the largest for Syrian refugees. Through interviews with several families, many of whom have been living at Zaatari for several years, After Spring highlights the refugees’ universal hopes and dreams as they contemplate an indefinite future.

Free; includes pizza lunch

To register, email or call 212.423.3254. Limit: 40 tickets per school.

Movies That Matter is made possible through the generosity of the Nissan Foundation, the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., the Moses L. Parshelsky Foundation, and Deborah and Michael Rothman. Additional support is provided through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with City Council and Council Member Peter Koo.

Still from After Spring