SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- In honor of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, the JCC of Central NJ, will present a free screening of the film, Shoelaces, a tender family dramedy about the relationship between an aging, irascible mechanic and the exuberant special-needs son he abandoned long ago.
Both are tested by tribulations that prompt complicated ethical and legal questions with profound ramifications, was nominated for eight Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film. Directed by Jacob Goldwasser, the film is in Hebrew with English subtitles (98 minutes).
This event is free and open to the community, but registration is required. The JCC of Central NJ is located at 1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains, NJ 07076. Phone: 908-889-8800.
The JCC of Central New Jersey (1391 Martine Ave., Scotch Plains) is a not-for-profit social service agency committed to serving both the Jewish community and the community at large. Our mission is to provide social, recreational, educational and cultural programs and humanitarian services for individuals and families through all phases of life. We are committed to affirming and strengthening Jewish values, fostering an appreciation of our heritage and identity and nurturing leadership. Our JCC is a dynamic center for Jewish life. We offer a vital and welcoming home away from home for our members and our guests. There's something about this place.