Jewish Film Festivals Blog

My daughter as RBG

Movies about/with Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, aka  RBG an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, passed away on September 18, 2020. She was an inspirational figure as attested by the many books and movies about her. For further information, read the wikipedia entry about her. I also recommend Barack Obama‘s post...

Celebrated Jewish stars born in August

Most days of the month of August 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...

Covers for some of the 57 movies added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in July 2020

The 55 movies added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in August 2020

In August 2020 I added 55 movies to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them above. Against the Reinheitsgebot (2016) Alan & Naomi (1992) DVD An American Pickle (2020) Angry Harvest (1985) DVD Anthropoid (2016) DVD Black Swell (2016) The Crossroads of Angel...

Hamilton Jewish Film Festival

Hamilton Jewish Film Festival kicks off Saturday

From the article announcing the festival in The Hamilton Spectator The newly minted Hamilton Jewish Film Festival is about more than the movies, but let’s start with the movies because, after all, it is a film festival, and the three featured entries take us from polar bears to polar opposites,...

Classrooms Without Borders shows "Operation Wedding"

Free online event: “Operation Wedding” viewing and Post-Film Discussion with Film Director

Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation, is excited to offer the opportunity to watch the film “Operation Wedding” and engage in a post-film discussion with the film director, Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov and her mother Sylva, one of the actual hijackers! CWB scholar Avi Ben-Hur will open the discussion....

Jewish Film Festival of Dallas

Jewish Film Festival Of Dallas Shines A Spotlight On Antisemitism

From an article at Dallas Art Dealers Association The Jewish Film Festival of Dallas is back for its 24th year. “The annual festival provides a unique window to the Jewish experience for the whole community. said Rachelle Weiss Crane, a festival organizer. “The films provide a rare opportunity to experience Jewish life and...

Update on the Buenos Aires Jewish Film Festival

Excerpt from Vos Iz Neais?‘ article titled: How Buenos Aires’ Jews Have Weathered The Pandemic Over the past 16 years, the Buenos Aires Jewish film festival has debuted 250 movies by Israeli directors such as Yosef Shiloaj, Dan Wolman, Ayelet Bargur, Igaal Niddam, Ilan Heitne, David Volach, and Jorge Gurvich,...