The Delores and Harry Rosen Fund of the JPL presents THE KEEPER (in English and German with English subtitles, 113 min.)
Date & Time: May 12, 2021, 7:30 PM ET, Virtual Event
STARRING: David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw
The Keeper tells the true story of Bert Trautmann, a German soldier and prisoner of war who, against a backdrop of British post-war protest and prejudice, secures the position of Goalkeeper at Manchester City. His signing causes outrage, but Bert receives support from Rabbi Alexander Altmann, and love from Margaret Frair. However fate will soon intervene for Bert and Margaret, when their love and loyalty to each other is tested.
“EXCELLENT! A heartfelt blend of romance and football.” – The Guardian | Winner of 10 U.S. Film Festival Audience Awards
AWARDS: Best Film – Bavarian Film Awards// Best Supporting Actor, John Henshaw, Tiatan Film Awards // Golden Hitchcock Award, Dinard Film Festival //Audience Award Best Feature Film, Jewish Film Festival of the Jewish Community Center Sonoma County
Introduced by Rabbi Reuben Poupko is co-Chair CIJA Quebec, Chair Canadian Rabbinic Caucus and the Rabbi of Beth Israel Beth Aaron congregation since 1986.
In collaboration with the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Goethe Institute of Montreal and the Montreal Holocaust Museum.