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Past Events

Past EventsMonday, February 25

FILM $9.99

Based on the stories of iconic Israeli short story writer, Etgar Keret and adapted for the screen by the writer and director Tatia Rosenthal, $9.99 is a stop-motion animated feature set in a Sydney apartment complex. It follows a rich cast of neighbours within the building, each looking for meaning in their lives. Featuring the voices of Geoffrey Rush and Anthony LaPaglia, amongst others, the film is filled with wry, frequently off-the-wall humour and an unflinching approach to the darker side of human nature and yet, pieced together, it is filled with hope.

 

 

The JBW Newsfeed

Shana Tova to all those who are celebrating this week. A very happy new year from the team at Jewish Book Week!
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Jewish Book Week speaker David Grossman was awarded the Man Booker International Prize for his novel, A Horse
Jewish Book Week speaker Naomi Alderman has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017 for her fourth novel, 
Hear Susan Suleiman discuss her book The Némirovsky Question (Yale University Press, 2017) with Ann Jefferson and

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Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.