Join us for dinner, a movie, and a discussion!
5:30 PM Dinner
6:15 PM Movie, “The Keeper”
8:15 PM Discussion
“The Keeper” tells the incredible true story of Bert Trautmann (David Kross), 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, and in doing so becomes a footballing icon. His signing causes outrage to thousands of fans, many of them Jewish. But Bert receives support from an unexpected direction: Rabbi Alexander Altmann, who fled the Nazis. Bert’s love for Margaret (Freya Mavor), an Englishwoman, carries him through and he wins over even his harshest opponents by winning the 1956 FA Cup Final, playing on with a broken neck to secure victory. But fate will soon twist the knife for Bert and Margaret when their love and loyalty to each other is put to the ultimate test.
Following the movie, Rabbi Simon will lead a discussion about forgiveness, analyzing the dilemma of both Trautmann and his fans.
For those who wish, the movie can also be viewed from home and you are welcome to join us for the discussion in person or via Zoom.
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Please check your email for the link to view the film online.
Meeting ID: 869 3745 0508