Man in the Basement

Monday, May 1, 7PM

Director: Philippe Le Guay
Year:      2021
Run Time: 114 minutes
Country:   France
Language:  French w/English Subtitles
Genre:    Drama

Simon, Helen and their daughter live in Paris in an old apartment that belongs to his Jewish family for generations. They decide to sell the basement to a needy old man but after the deal is done they find out some disturbing facts on the guy. A new thriller on the Anti Semitism that lurks beneath. Starring Francois Cluzet (The Intouchables), Jeremy Renier (Saint Laurent), Berenice Bejo (The Artist, A Knight’s Tale)

Live Panel discussion on anti-semitism by law enforcement after the film.

Film Sponsor:
Deb & Martin Meyerson

Dessert reception following panel discussion.


The Wilmington Jewish Film Festival has as its primary mission the presentation of films with Jewish content to advance and share common interests within the Jewish community and at the same time to share our heritage with the general public.

The festival seeks to offer quality entertainment that will create an ongoing vehicle for the Wilmington Jewish Community to strengthen its cultural foundation, promote diversity through higher visibility in the area and grow Wilmington’s reputation as a culturally vibrant Jewish community.

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