In May, we are proud to present RBG, an intimate portrait of the diminutive, boundary-shattering Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Presented in partnership with Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta.
Tickets are available for the latest in our monthly film series, AJFF Selects. In April, we are proud to present A Memoir of War, a critically-acclaimed, heartrending reflection on wartime grief, based on author Marguerite Duras’ autobiographical novel.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival and the Jerusalem Film Workshop (JFW) are proud to continue their partnership awarding one Atlanta student a full scholarship to attend the 6-week (June 24 through August 3, 2018) intensive workshop in Jerusalem completely free of charge, including travel and accommodations. Atlanta students between the ages of 19-25 are eligible and must submit their applications by April 25.
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village to make AJFF what it is, and we're going to introduce you to some of the people who make up that village. From our staff, to our volunteers, or even to members of our audience, there's a huge group of people that make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, we're putting the spotlight on a former AJFF filmmaker (Olympic Pride, American Prejudice) and participant of the 2018 AJFF Jury, Deborah Riley Draper.
Audience favorites from the 2018 AJFF are scattered throughout this month's picks as well as a three time Academy Award winner, now over 20 years old.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is now accepting applications to serve on the 2019 AJFF Film Evaluation Committee. Submit your application today!
We're incredibly proud that AJFF attracts some of the most talented, passionate people. We rely heavily on this village to make AJFF what it is, and we're going to introduce you to some of the people who make up that village. From our staff, to our volunteers, or even to members of our audience, there's a huge group of people that make AJFF a world-class cultural event. This month, we're putting the spotlight on the Atlanta Jewish Music Festival director and Community Engagement Committee Member, Russell Gottschalk.
Our monthly feature film recommendations are back! Among our film picks for this month are three former AJFF picks, one an encore event, and a four-time Oscar nominee.
The 2018 AJFF Jury Selections have been announced. See the winners of the Jury Prizes for Best Narrative, Best Documentary, Best Short, Emerging Filmmaker, Building Bridges, and Human Rights.
The ballots have been tabulated and the 2018 AJFF Audience Awards presented by the Helen Marie Stern Memorial Fund have been announced. AJFF is proud to reveal our 2018 Audience Award winners for Best Narrative, Best Documentary, and Best Short.
After 23 days and over 190 screenings, the 2018 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has come to an end. See the Audience Award and Jury Prize winners and a link to our 2018 Audience Survey.
We as a staff love talking about the films of the festival to anyone, anytime, almost any place. Now is the time we get talk about them non-stop with everyone else and we're taking full advantage. So, what are the Staff Picks of the 2018 AJFF?
As many of our AJFF audience knows, the Lefont Sandy Springs is now under new ownership with a new name. We got to know more about its new owner Brandt Gully ahead of our time at the new The Springs Cinema &Taphouse.
Almost synonymous with the annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is the Atlanta Jewish Times coverage of it. As with prior years the publication undertakes the daunting task of reviewing as many films in the lineup as they can. Take a look at some of their coverage.
AJFF is partnering with WSB-TV's Family 2 Family for this year's festival. AJFF executive director Kenny Blank recently headed to WSB-TV's studio to discuss this year's lineup and its family-friendly films.