Jewish Film Festivals Blog

JFI 40th Anniversary Hanukkah Celebration

Jewish Film Institute marks 40th anniversary with 8 nights of films for Hanukkah

Articel from the J The Jewish Film Institute, the S.F.-based entity that wasn’t able to present its annual San Francisco Jewish Film Festival this past summer due to the pandemic, has devised a special program to mark its 40th anniversary and light up your personal screen with Jewish films for...

Golda - Chilean edition of the SERET

The Chilean edition of the SERET “International Festival of Israeli Film and TV” started online today, November 26

This year they will show 7 movies all online. (In comparison 2017, 2017, 2018 they showed 10, 13, and 14 movies respectively.) This year’s selection includes four dramas, one comedy, and one short film. Tickets cost CLP 2,990 per movie. For all the details about the festival check its website for juts the...

The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival started today, November 16

From the festival’s website: WJFF.pl is the first ever and the largest Jewish Film Festival in Poland and eastern Europe. Established in 2003 has 18 years of experience acquiring some of the finest international, thematically Jewish, films. Movies which are dedicated to exploring Jewish culture, history and contemporary life of...

The 22nd Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival started yesterday and will end tomorrow (November 14-16)

The 22nd Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival started yesterday and will end tomorrow (November 14-16)

From the festival’s website: [It] is a cinematic celebration of Jewish life, culture, and history. Using the power of film to inform, educate, and most of all entertain, the festival challenges conventional perspectives on issues facing all of us. This program is part of Enzian’s cultural festival circuit and is...

THE 20TH ANNUAL BETH TZEDEC CALGARY JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL

The 20th Annual Beth Tzedec Calgary Jewish Film Festival is on

From the festival’s website: Although we can’t come together in person this year, we’re delighted to be bringing this year’s festival to you “virtually”, so that you’re able to enjoy this season’s exciting line-up of outstanding films from the comfort and convenience of your own homes! For all the details...

The 12 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in October 2020

The 12 books added to JewishFilmFestivals.org in October 2020

  In October 2020 I added 12 books to this site, see the whole list below and the covers of some of them above. Hollywood Hates Hitler!: Jew-Baiting, Anti-Nazism, and the Senate Investigation into Warmongering in Motion Pictures by Chris Yogerst On this site The Holocaust in French Film by...

The Treasure Coast Jewish Film Festival

The Treasure Coast Jewish Film Festival is on

The festival is showing a movie a month between November and May. The November movie, Aulcie, is already gone, but you can view the next one, Standing Up, Falling Down, December 4-6. Each of the seven movie can be viewed online within a two day period and is followed by...