About the Webinars
In this monthly webinar series, take a deep dive into a spotlight work of Jewish cinema, and come face-to-face with filmmakers, actors, journalists, academics and industry leaders in a virtual post-film Q&A discussion. Audiences are invited to view the selected film via on demand streaming service or other platform, and then join the webinar for an in-depth talkback with film artists and other experts.
|August 27, 2020
Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy
Watch the brand new documentary, Creating a Character: The Moni Yakim Legacy about the renowned acting teacher and sole remaining founder of Juilliard’s legendary Drama Division. Then, watch our webinar for a Q&A with Moni Yakim himself, and his son, producer on the film, Boaz Yakin.
|July 26, 2020
Flawless with Stav Strashko, Netsanet Mekonen, and Noam Lugasy
An audience favorite of the 2020 AJFF, Flawless is the coming-of-age dramedy about a trio of teenage girls who seek to remake themselves before their high school prom. Watch the film online through a special offer for AJFF subscribers and then join us for a Q&A with lead actress Stav Strashko, the first transgender woman nominated for Israel’s top acting prize, as well as stars Netsanet Mekonen, and Noam Lugasy.
|June 25, 2020
Every Mother's Son: Every Mother's Son and a Black Lives Matter Dialogue
In the wake of the resurgent movement for racial justice, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival continues its commitment to community dialogue and human rights with a special edition of In Conversation, featuring the award-winning documentary Every Mother's Son and a webinar discussion.
|May 14, 2020
In Conversation with Alexa Karolinski
Watch the acclaimed four-episode miniseries Unorthodox, about a young woman who runs away from her ultra-Orthodox community and marriage in Brooklyn. Then watch our webinar for a Q&A with show co-creator Alexa Karolinski.
|April 16, 2020
In Conversation with Jesse Eisenberg and Jonathan Jakubowicz
Watch the new biographical drama Resistance, based on the true story of legendary mime Marcel Marceau and his efforts to save Holocaust orphans with the help of the French Resistance, and then watch our webinar for a Q&A with actor Jesse Eisenberg and writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz.