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“Someone to Run With” Hit Israeli Film in Palo Alto

Posted by challahbackgirl on July 18, 2008

With all the SF Jewish Film Festival Hype, don’t forget that that Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival offers films year round, and at their festival October 26 to November 19. August 17 they bring you the hit Israeli Film Someone to Run With. Playing in Palo Alto. See the Trailer and details below.

The hit Israeli film, “Someone to Run With,” based on the book of the same name by renowned Israeli author David Grossman, will be shown in Palo Alto as part of a joint sponsorship of the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival, the Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center of Palo Alto, the Israel Center and the Israel House.

Sponsors - JCCPA, Israel Center, Israel House

The film will be screened at the Cubberley Community Theater, 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto (map), Sunday, August 17 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served on the patio, following the film.

For ticket information, go to, or call 1-800-838-3006. Tickets are $8 in advance, and $7 in advance, seniors and students. At the door, tickets are $10, and $9, senior and students.

Someone to Run With

SUMMARY: A teen-aged girl suddenly disappears, becomes one of Jerusalem’s “throw away” children, and falls into the clutches of a Fagin-like character. Concurrently, a teen-aged boy is assigned to track her down to serve a dog license citation. As the boy realizes that she is in danger, it becomes his mission to rescue her. Based on the novel by famed Israeli writer David Grossman, the young characters mature quickly and at the same time overcome fear.

Director: Oded Davidoff; Israel, 2006; Hebrew with English subtitles; Color; Feature Length: 118 Min.


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