Jewish Film Festivals Blog

Open Rank Faculty Position in Film Studies (The Open University of Israel)

The Department of Literature, Language & the Arts at the Open University of Israel invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in film studies, starting Fall 2021. The position is open to candidates with a Ph.D. in film or related fields such as television, media studies, arts of the moving image, cultural studies,...

Victoria International Jewish Film Festival

The (Virtual) Victoria International Jewish Film Festival started online on October 17, 2020

These seven films can be seen as part of the festival between now and November 4. Asia Douze Points Holy Silence Leona Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance Still Happy Those Who Remained From the welcome message: Not only will you be able to view some amazing and...

Westchester Jewish Film Festival – 2020

The 2020 (Virtual) Westchester Jewish Film Festival starts today, October 14, 2020

From the festival’s website: This year’s series features 12 thought-provoking, captivating, and entertaining films, including cinematic narratives and revealing documentaries from Israel, Hungary, France, Ethiopia, the US, and other countries. Pass pricing: $60 members; $75 nonmembers. (Plus one-time online service fee per order: $5 members, $7 nonmembers, Film Buff Members...

Covers for the 17 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in September 2020

The 17 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in September 2020

In September 2020 I added 17 books to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them above. Anti-Heimat Cinema: The Jewish Invention of the German Landscape by Ofer Ashkenazi (on this site) Antisemitism in Film Comedy in Nazi Germany by Valerie Weinstein (on this...

Celebrated Jewish stars born in September

Most days of the month of September I celebrated a Jewish actor or actress who was born that day by posting about her or him on my Instagram account. Below is the full list of stars with links to my posts and their movies available at Amazon.com. (Here is the...