Jesse Eisenberg live in Australian conversation online
Resistance has its Australian streaming premiere exclusively on ‘At Home’ by Classic, Lido, Cameo and Ritz Cinemas on Wed 10 June.
Classic, Lido, Cameo and Ritz ‘At Home’, in collaboration with the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF), present the Australian Premiere virtual screening of Resistance followed by a live, free online Q&A with star Jesse Eisenberg.
Resistance is available to watch exclusively on ‘At Home’, the streaming service created by Classic, Lido, Cameo and Ritz Cinemas, on Wednesday 10 June from 9.00am. Then, that night at 9.30pm AEST, Jesse Eisenberg will be live in conversation on Zoom with Eddie Tamir, Artistic Director of the Jewish International Film Festival.
Eisenberg is an Academy Award-nominated actor known for his performances in The Social Network, Zombieland, Now You See Me, Vivarium, The Art of Self-Defense and more.
In the compelling drama Resistance, Eisenberg stars as the world-renowned mime Marcel Marceau, before he became famous. Originally named Marcel Mangel, he worked with a group of unsung heroes who put themselves in harm’s way to rise above hatred and oppression during World War II.
Dir. Jonathan Jakubowicz // 2020 // UK, France, Germany, USA
Before he was the world-famous mime Marcel Marceau, he was Marcel Mangel, an aspiring Jewish actor who joined the French Resistance to save the lives of thousands of children orphaned at the hands of the Nazis.
As a young man growing up in Nazi-occupied Europe, Marcel has no intention of getting involved in the war – his pursuits include impersonating Charlie Chaplin in burlesque clubs, painting backdrops for his plays, and antagonising his obstinate father. His life is thrown into upheaval when he is recruited into the French Resistance, putting his acting skills to the ultimate test in teaching orphaned Jewish children how to survive in the horrifying reality of the Holocaust.
Based on the inspiring true story, Resistance follows the revolutionary tale of a selfless act that would forever change countless lives.
Pre-order the film:
Resistance is available to stream exclusively ‘At Home’ by Classic, Lido, Cameo and Ritz Cinemas on Wednesday, June 10. It can be pre-ordered here.
Register for the free Q&A:
The live online Q&A with Jesse Eisenberg takes place on Zoom at 9:30PM AEST on Wednesday 10 June. Registration for the Q&A is here.
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