Join the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival for a night of food and film, as we enjoy a collection of food-themed short films over delicious bites and craft cider.
When: Tuesday, March 26. Doors open at 7:00 PM, program starts at 7:30 PM.
Where: Urban Tree Cidery (1465 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30318)
Tickets: For $12, enjoy delicious food from Zunzi’s, a sampling of cider provided by Urban Tree, plus the film program.
About the Program
Our AJFF Young Professionals Shorts and Schmooze includes a series of short films,all themed around one of everyone's favorite topics: food! Titles include: Wendy’s Shabbat, Bagels in the Blood, The Chop, Bacon & God’s Wrath, and Tuesdays are for Burekas.
Filmmaker Adam Hirsch will emcee the evening’s festivities.
Presented in partnership with ACCESS, the young professionals division of American Jewish Committee.
- Wendy’s Shabbat: A joyful group of seniors captures the spirit of Shabbat in their own unique way, gathering at a fast food restaurant to light candles and say prayers over hamburgers and fries.
- Bagels in the Blood: A fiercely dedicated, third-generation owner of a popular wood-fired bagel shop, nestled in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, passes on the enduring, bittersweet story behind a century-old family business.
- Bacon & God’s Wrath: A 90-year-old woman playfully reflects on her experiences, and reckons with her Jewish faith, as she prepares to try bacon for the first time.
- The Chop: An offbeat comedy about an out-of-work kosher butcher who finagles a job at a halal meat shop. Winner of Audience Awards at the DC and Palm Springs shorts festivals.
- Tuesdays are Burekas: The sisterhood of an Atlanta synagogue comes together to make delicious Turkish pastries, using a Sephardic recipe that has been handed down through the generations, in this delicious example of intergenerational community spirit.
About AJFF Connects
AJFF Connects presents new and encore film programming events that build bridges, foster dialogue, and bring together community partners throughout the year.