Category: About Festivals

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...

“Cleveland Jewish Film Festival” starts today at Mandel JCC

The “Cleveland Jewish Film Festival” starts today in (surprise) Cleveland Ohio (our page, official page) with 30 films, including two from previous years and nine shorts. They say about themselves: More than 5000 people attended the 2014 Cleveland Jewish FilmFest. The acclaimed and popular Cleveland Jewish FilmFest is now in its...

“Jüdisches Filmfestival Wien” starts today in Vienna, Austria

The “Jüdisches Filmfestival Wien” starts today in Vienna, Austria (our page, official page in German, Facebook page) . They will show 50 movies and will have four events, including “Pastrami Night” with the movie “Deli Man“, party/dance night with Israeli pop music, an evening of shorts focusing on exile/refugees and...

Middle East Film Festival Politics

Films humanize, and take the stories out of headlines, and share images, fiction or non, that give a reflection of reality. The Other Israel Film Festival in New York is dedicated to taking Israel beyond the headline news and diving deep into the realities of Arab society outside of the...