Category: About Festivals

First, S.F. Jewish Film Fest — next, the Oscars?

From the J: For many Bay Area Jews, the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival is a summer ritual, an annual film event more important than the Oscars. Some say it is the most Jewish activity they engage in all year. Now, their faithful attendance will hold even more currency. The...

Grant to expand the Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee’s Jewish Film Festival into a year-round program

From Don411.com The State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs recently awarded The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee a $25,000 Specific Cultural Project grant to help fund its 2017-2018 cultural arts programming. According to Howard Tevlowitz, JFSM’s executive director, the grant will allow the organization to expand its annual Jewish Film...

50 reasons why L.A. is America’s coolest Jewish city

23. The Israel Film Festival and the L.A. Jewish Film Festival Believed to be the largest showcase for Israeli films in the United States, since 1982 L.A.’s Israel Film Festival has, over the years, screened about 1,000 feature-length films, documentaries, TV shows and student-shorts and given more than 500 Israeli filmmakers access...

The York JCC’s Jewish film festival starts today

The York JCC (in Pennsylvania) is organizing film festival for three following Sundays. They will show these movies: Apples from the Desert, The Green Prince, Once in a Lifetime. After the last film “Dr. Scott Lerner of F&M College will speak about French secularism in contemporary France, the Muslim community, identifying with the...

Kansas City Jewish Film Festival postponed

It was supposed to start yesterday, but it is postponed, see the announcement The Kansas City Jewish Film Festival will take place in January and February of 2016. Same great films … new dates and times! The J believes in the Kansas City Royals. We also believe we have an amazing...