AMERICAN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL - Recent Additions

AMERICAN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL - Recent Additions

Early bird deadline for entries is 20 August. Final Deadline 20 September. Presentations 30 September 2021.
Good luck to all our entrants. Here are a few pre-selected titles for your interest.

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AMERICAN JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL - Recent Additions
  • MOLOTOV

    Movie

    In a dystopian Israel, a flood of riots fill the streets. The police brutally fight civilians. "Molotov" is a story about Ariel Semmel, a film Director and political activist who finds himself hunted by the police. He is arrested in a riot, the police later burst into his house without a warrant,...

  • NO PORK ON THE FORK
    Movie + 1 extra

    NO PORK ON THE FORK

    Movie + 1 extra

    Visit: https://theatlantakosherbbq.com/mission/

    A mouthwatering, humorous behind-the-scenes look at the Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival that connects people from various walks of life through great food and friendly competition among culinary artisans.

  • CHAZAK

    Movie

    Insightful, inspirational and fascinating. A leading rabbi battles COVID-19 health complications for an entire year.

  • YOU HAD TO BE THERE

    A brilliantly thoughtful film weaves together conversations with Holocaust survivors who talk about the importance of laughter and the use of humor during the Holocaust as a
    coping mechanism. Through interviews conducted by Israeli comedian Tal Friedman, we discover that even in the most horribl...

  • To Bigotry, No Sanction

    Washington's 1790 Letter to the Jews of Newport, R.I.

  • They Survived Together

    “They Survived Together” is the story of the incredible escape and survival of the Neiger family from certain death by Nazis in the Krakow Ghetto - with four small children!

  • 575

    In the middle of nowhere, in the middle of the night, two soldiers are trying to find the certain point from which they should be rescued. When they realize they are lost they understand they are probably stuck with each other, at least until the night is over.

  • DISAPPEARING ACT

    Movie

    Billy Kent's charmingly quirky lockdown film. This time Xander the Magnificent is psyched to practice his virtual magic for his mom. Unfortunately, she has her own sleight-of-hand to perform.

  • ISAAC B. SINGER SHOWS AND TELLS

    Movie

    In this neon animation by Jack Feldstein, the Nobel Prize winning writer, Isaac B. Singer, recounts his memories... which seem to have a mind of their own.

  • 306 HOLLYWOOD

    Movie

    Two siblings excavate their deceased grandmother's house in New Jersey, exploring what life remains in objects that are left behind.

    "One of the best documentaries of the year.” SHERILYN CONNELLY, SF WEEKLY

    “306 HOLLYWOOD feels like one of the more universal and relatable films you’re ever like...

  • GIVE IT BACK

    Olivia just moved to Israel from New York. Throughout her first day of school in the 6th grade she tries to survive, navigating through the new country she just landed in, her new school and new peers, unsure where she will end up at the end of the day.

  • MIRIAM

    Miriam will meet the boy of her dreams, one day. But then what will she do?

  • THE TREASURE - POKLAD

    Movie

    Poignant funny short film
    Best Comedy & Best Director -
    Kansas City Independent Movie Festival.

    Two construction workers search for "treasure" left by a Jewish family during World War II. The film, filled with much light humor, is a powerful reminder of the conflicting perception of the Holoca...

  • BUBBY & THEM

    When Je’Jae’s is kicked out of their home, attacked on the street, and ostracized by religious leaders, adoptive grandmother Bubby Razi provides a space of refuge and resilience.

    Bubby & Them is a docufictional short video about the relationship between two liminal members of the Lower East Side...

  • CAFE ZELIG

    Movie

    Some of the world’s last remaining Holocaust survivors with roots all over Europe meet every week at Café Zelig in Munich, Germany. They get together to laugh and celebrate holidays, to argue and discuss various topics, but they also hold moments of silence and mourning.

    Some undertake a journey...

  • OHR
    Movie

    OHR

    Movie

    The amazing and inspiring story of the indominable Shirley Frysh, as discovered by her adult daughter, Lara Mizel. Join Lara on her emotional journey as she discovers her mother's spirituality, tenacity, resilience and indomitable spirit. This healing journey through the redefinition of loss rais...

  • THEY SHALL NOT PASS - CABLE STREET

    The Battle of Cable Street was an event that took place in Cable Street and Whitechapel in the East End of London on Sunday 4 October 1936. It was a clash between the Metropolitan Police, sent to protect a march by members of the British Union of Fascists led by Oswald Mosley, and various anti-fa...