AJFF Playback Shorts Week Five Results

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival’s 20th anniversary season continues online with an interactive film contest. We invite you, our loyal audience, to cast a vote for your favorite films from our festival vault, and help determine which will claim the title of “2020 AJFF Playback Winner" in the categories of short, documentary, and narrative.

Banana Bread vs. Second Guessing Grandma


Banana Bread
Dir: Barton Landsman • USA • 2009 • 9 mins • English

Matt Myerson has a worried Jewish mother. As it turns out, she actually has good reason to worry. Featured at the 2011 AJFF.


Second Guessing Grandma
Dir: Bob Giraldi • USA • 2008 • 10 mins • English

When Ed tells his family that he is gay, he worries that his traditional Jewish grandmother won’t understand. Featured in at 2009 AJFF.

Cohen on the Bridge: Rescue at Entebbe vs. The Divorce


Cohen on the Bridge: Rescue at Entebbe
Dir: Andrew Wainrib • France, Israel, United Kingdom, USA • 2009 • 20 mins • English

Animation and eyewitness testimony combine in this stirring reconstruction of Operation Entebbe, a counter-terrorist hostage-rescue mission. Featured at the 2010 AJFF.


The Divorce
Dir: David Scheinmann, Danny Scheinmann • United Kingdom • 2014 • 17 mins • English

Seeking a divorce after ten years of marriage, a joyless British couple receives a rather unorthodox challenge from their rabbi. Featured at the 2016 AJFF.

See the Results on Who Gets to Advance to the Next Round