Washington DC Jewish Community Center

FILM: The Last Poker Game
Edlavitch DC JCC

Dir. Howard L. Weiner
(90 min, United States, 2017)
English 
Narrative 

Martin Landau’s final film played to critical acclaim at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Landau plays an aging Jewish physician who moves into a nursing home with his ailing wife and strikes up an improbable new friendship with gambler and womanizer Paul Sorvino.

Landau and Sorvino’s friendship is challenged when a mysterious nurse claims that her biological father resides in the home. Without children of their own, both Abe and Phil jump at the chance to convince Angela, and themselves, that they are her father. The Last Poker Game is written and directed by world renowned neurologist, and first time director, Howard Weiner.

-Note adapted from the Tribeca Film Festival

Sunday, September 17 screening followed by a Skype Q&A with Director Howard L. Weiner.

 

Additional screening on Sunday, September 17

Date:
Time: 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Address:
1529 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036


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