We like to spotlight members of the AJFF community – our staff, our sponsors, our volunteers, and our audience – so let us introduce a special new member of our team: AJFF's new Development Director, Lori Zelony. She brings a wealth of expertise and community relationships to the festival.
From the big screen to the small, we have some ideas about what to watch this month. Among our recommendations is a TCM Fathom Special Event, a new documentary about Hollywood's finest directors during WWII, a Mel Brooks classic, and two Natalie Portman features.
Emory’s department of Film and Media Studies and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies will be presenting a screening series of work by Nitzan Gilady, beginning March 15, 2017. Screenings are Wednesdays at 7:30 PM in White Hall and are free and open to the public. See what's playing and don't miss out!
Tickets are now on sale for the AJFF Day of Encores, Sunday, March 5 at GTC Merchants Walk Cinema. Don't miss your last chance to see the Audience Award and Jury Prize winners, and other favorites of the 17th annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival.
We invite you to join the Jewish Women’s Fund of Atlanta and us for an exclusive screening of BRAVE MISS WORLD, followed by a panel discussion with experts in the field and a dessert reception. The film was previously screened as part of the 2014 AJFF.
After 23 days and a record 202 screenings, the 2017 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival has come to a triumphant close with more screenings of in-demand films, and at more convenient show times, translating to greater access and an improved onsite experience for all audiences.
Details for the AJFF Day of Encores are coming! In the meantime, save the date for Sunday, March 5, 2017 at the Georgia Theatre Company's Merchants Walk location, then find out more about your second chance to see some of the most talked about films of the 2017 AJFF!
The ballots have been tabulated and the 2017 AJFF Audience Awards presented by the Helen Marie Stern Memorial Fund have been announced. AJFF is proud to reveal our 2017 Audience Award winners for Best Narrative, Best Documentary, and Best Short.
The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is proud to introduce Jury Prizes, deliberated on by an esteemed panel of filmmakers, journalists and experts. After reviewing a select number of films playing in competition, they have selected winners across six categories.
We're always excited about the themes and genres that emerge every year from the lineup and this year. Take a look at family-friendly films we have this year including those about a friendly monster, an epic basketball victory, several films about brave children and those who help them to survive, and The Pickle Recipe (That one basically describes itself!).
We're always excited about the themes and genres that emerge every year from the lineup and this year. Take a look at sports films this year including those about soccer, basketball, boxing, and the Olympics.
It's no secret that we as a staff love talking the films of the festival to anyone, anytime, almost any place. But it just so happens 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 2017 AJFF?
Together with Everywhere Agency, we sent out the call for some amazing Social Media Correspondents to help cover all things #AJFF2017. Follow them on their social channels for a special look at this year's festival!
The most exciting part of the annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival is the movies. But what completes the festival experience are the firsthand insights from filmmakers, actors, writers, experts and other special guests. These introductory speakers and post-film Q&A sessions provide context and enhance the movie magic, giving audiences a chance to learn more directly from those who know the films and subject matter best.
We’re proud to partner with the Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta for our upcoming festival. Just for us, they’ve got a special AJFF rate for the duration of the festival, from January 24 to February 15, 2017.