The most exciting part of AJFF is the movies. But what really completes the film festival experience is the chance to talk about the movies with the filmmakers, actors, academics and other experts. AJFF is pleased to announce our lineup of guest speakers who will enhance the 2013 festival with context and perspective.
Highlights of our guest speaker lineup include...
- Oscar nominee Peter Riegert (Crossing Delancey)
- Author Judy Blume (Tiger Eyes)
- Director-activist Paul Saltzman (The Last White Knight)
- Writer-actor Jonas Chernick (My Awkward Sexual Adventure)
- Actress Agathe Bonitzer (A Bottle in the Gaza Sea)
- Donna Kanter, Lunch director and daughter of veteran comedy writer Hal Kanter
- Jason Isaacson, American Jewish Committee Director of Government and International Affairs
- Actor Kai Malina (Lore)
- Lisa E. Rivo, National Center for Jewish Film (The Singing Blacksmith)
- Writer-director Michael Mayer (Out in the Dark)
- Former Atlanta Mayor Sam Massell (Koch)
- Ambassador Stuart E. Eizenstat (Defiant Requiem)
...and many, many more!
Guest speaker listings will be continuously updated, and complete information can be found on the individual film listing pages.
Don't miss your chance to see these amazing talents and intriguing personalities. They help make AJFF more than just another night at the movies.